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Over the years, I've come across some pretty interesting stories in regards to the NBA but this one featuring current New York Knicks head Mike Woodson is a doozy.During his tenure with the Atlanta Hawks, Woodson allegedly let center ZaZa Pachulia leave practice early one day because of a hot date.Check out the details recapped by the fine folks at NBA 24/7 365:The Zaza story came up at the very end of the episode of MSG's "The Game 365", when Woodson was prompted to discuss something surprising about his experience coaching NBA Players. He quickly selected the subject of players’ work habits and began to elaborate. “When players come to work, you don’t know what to expect,” Woodson said. “Prime example: Zaza Pachulia comes into my office…”Zaza: Hey coach, can you let me out of practice today?Woodson: For what?Zaza: Man, I got a hot date.Woodson: Are you kidding me? Do you love this girl? Zaza: Nah coach, I can’t be in love, I’m too young.Woodson: I take i...
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Zaza: Hey coach, can you let me out of practice today?
Woodson: For what?
Zaza: Man, I got a hot date.
Woodson: Are you kidding me? Do you love this girl?
Zaza: Nah coach, I can’t be in love,...
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