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Mike Budenholzer back with Atlanta after missing one game

ATLANTA -- Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was back with the team Sunday night after missing one game because of his wife's undisclosed medical emergency.

Budenholzer is not publicly discussing Mary Beth Budenholzer's health status.

"The support from the players and the staff and everybody has been great," he said before Atlanta's 97-96 loss to Utah. "I'm just appreciative of that."

Budenholzer returned home from Boston on Friday morning. Assistant Kenny Atkinson coached in Budenholzer's absence that night, as the Hawks lost to the Celtics.

Last season's coach of the year, Budenholzer led the Hawks to 60 wins, second best in the NBA, as they advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time.