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Report: Milwaukee Bucks Hire Mike Budenholzer As Coach

A general view of the Milwaukee Bucks court.

MILWAUKEE, WI - NOVEMBER 3: General view of the Cleveland Cavaliers playing against the Milwaukee Bucks at Bradley Center on November 3, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

The Milwaukee Bucks have found their man. After reports surfaced earlier today of Mike Budenholzer meeting with Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee has reportedly made Budenholzer the team's new coach.

Budenholzer and the Atlanta Hawks mutually agreed to part ways just a few weeks ago.

It didn't take long for the former NBA Coach of the Year to land a new gig. He'll take over for former interim head coach Joe Prunty who succeeded Jason Kidd after the team's rough start during the 2017-18 season.

Budenholzer, 48, will likely be sworn in later this week, or early next week.

Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the news, and made it clear Budenholzer was the prime candidate for the Bucks job after his divorce from the Hawks.

Budenholzer led Atlanta to a 60-win season during the 2014-15 season. The Hawks made it to the Eastern Conference Finals during that season, where they were dispatched in four games by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

He previously worked under Gregg Popovich as an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs.