Popovich Gave Budenholzer Coach of Year News

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Gregg Popovich had to convince Mike Budenholzer it wasn’t a prank phone call.

Popovich, the long-time Spurs head coach and mentor to Budenholzer, reached out to the Hawks head coach to be the first deliver some important news Monday afternoon. He was the one to tell his long-time assistant he had been named NBA Coach of the Year.

via Chris Vivalamore of the Atlanta Journal Constitution