Originally written March 31, 2012 on Knicks Journal :
The Knicks could not capitalize on any momentum they took with them into Atlanta as head coach Mike Woodson returned to his old stomping grounds last night, suffering a 100-90 loss to the Hawks.Woodson spent six seasons as head coach of the Hawks, leading them to the playoffs in the three latter seasons. Not able to help push the Hawks past the Conference Semi-finals, Woodson was fired in 2010 but is now getting a small chance at redemption with a team that expects success in the New York Knicks. The team has blossomed thus far with Woodson at the helm, taking an 8-1 record until last night's contest. The Knicks have played with a higher defensive intensity as of late, while still maintaining a fluent rhythm on offense. Plain and simple, the team hasn't missed a beat and is playing their best basketball of the season. Perhaps more impressive than their efforts on the court has been the Knicks' ability to cope with various injuries down the stretch. Woodson has been able ...
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