Posted March 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
New York Knicks interim coach Mike Woodson completed his staff Saturday, adding Jim Todd and Darrell Walker as assistant coaches. The Knicks made the moves before their game at Indiana. Coach Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday and Woodson was promoted to the post. Also leaving were assistant coaches Dan D'Antoni, Mike's brother, and Phil Weber. Todd, who also served as an assistant under Woodson in Atlanta, was an assistant coach with Sacramento this season after coaching in China and in 2010-11. Todd also finished the 1999-2000 season as the Los Angeles Clippers' interim head coach. Walker, a former Knicks player who played 10 seasons in the NBA with New York, Denver, Washington, Detroit and Chicago, was most recently an assistant coach with Detroit. He was 41-90 in parts of two seasons as Toronto's head coach and served as Washington's interim coach in the 1999-2000 season.

Knicks hire Todd, Walker as assistant coaches

The New York Knicks have hired Jim Todd and Darrell Walker as assistants to join new coach Mike Woodson. The Knicks made the announcement before Saturday night's game at Indiana. Coach Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday and Woodson was promoted to the post. Also leaving were assistant coaches Dan D'Antoni, Mike's brother, and Phil Weber. Todd was an assistant in...

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Todd, Walker Join New York's Coaching Staff

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Apparently people were surprised on Wednesday when New York Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni suddenly resigned, but something was obviously going to happen. The Knicks were 18-24, barely hanging on to a tie for the 8th playoff spot in the Eastern Conference despite last season’s huge trade for Carmelo Anthony and the addition of Tyson Chandler. Also, there’s that Jeremy Lin kid...

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Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks just want to win basketball games. They apparently needed a coaching change to find the motivation. Anthony and the Knicks look to improve to 3-0 under interim coach Mike Woodson by sweeping a home-and-home set with the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night in Indianapolis. New York (20-24) has cruised to consecutive wins since Mike D'Antoni...
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