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Eye On Sports with Eric Williams:
Veteran head coach Mike Woodson has the New York Knicks back on track.If you’re an old-school kind of hoops guy, then you’ve got to love the way respected head coach Mike Woodson teaches the game. First and foremost, Woodson is a defense-first coach that learned much of what he knows from the legendary Larry Brown. Woodson also knows that in order to win in the NBA, that he has to lean on his best players on offense. While Woodson was never able to get the Atlanta Hawks over the proverbial postseason hump, things could turn out much different for him in the Big Apple – if either Phil Jackson or John Calipari don’t come calling!
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BIG CITY DREAMS
On the heels of a four-game winning streak, new Knicks coach Mike Woodson is confident that his team can take home the NBA title this season.
DISSING D'ANTONI ?
The Knicks star admitted that in the last three games, he has had more "energy" on the court, "especially on the defensive end."
The New York Knicks have won three straight games since MikeD’Antoni resigned and assistant coach Mike Woodson was elevated to the interimhead coaching position. Before Woodson took over the Knicks had lost sixstraight games and eight of their last ten.So what is Woodson doing that is so different from hispredecessor? Well for starters they are playing defense. Woodson was brought...
Mike Woodson is attempting to make the Knicks more consistent, something NBA scouts and observers have noted as a problem with the team.
The New York Knicks (22-24) beat the Toronto Raptors (15-31) 106-87, tonight at Madison Square Garden.
Mike Woodson is 4-0 as interim head coach just taking over a week ago having this team play both sides of the floor.
They are playing offense and defense extremly well, even though this team couldn't play like this when he was an assistant coach.
The Knicks seems to have found their mojo once again under interim head coach Mike Woodson. They faced off against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday and won 106-87. Courtside for the game, Amar’e Stoudemire’s ex, pop star Ciara. Maybe she inspired Stat, he had a great game including a double-double, putting up 22 points and [...]
Amar'e Stoudemire had 22 points and 12 rebounds as the host New York Knicks improved to a perfect 4-0 under interim coach Mike Woodson with a 106-87 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday.
Jeremy Lin added 18 points and 18 assists as the Knicks posted their fourth straight double-digit victory and beat Toronto for the sixth time in seven meetings. New York is averaging...
On Wednesday afternoon at approximately 1 p.m. EST, Mike Woodson received a knock on his office door. From there he was immediately whisked away by Secret Service (who could probably execute a solid zone defense in a crowded arena) into a black Cadillac and later sworn in as New York Knicks head coach by James Dolan aboard a private jet.
Woodson succeeding as D'Antoni's replacement by reining in Knicks
By MARC BERMAN
Last Updated: 8:42 AM, March 19, 2012
Posted: 1:12 AM, March 19, 2012
No one doubts former Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni is a brilliant offensive technician who wins big when players, particularly the point guard, master his complicated speedball system that relies heavily on players reading...
Carmelo Anthony has admitted to playing with more energy since Mike Woodson replaced Mike D'Antoni as head coach.
The New York Knicks' revival under coach Mike Woodson is turning the Atlantic Division into a three-team race.
The Philadelphia 76ers would prefer to keep that from happening.
The Knicks look to cut further into the 76ers' lead atop the Atlantic when the rivals meet for the final time this season Wednesday night at Wells Fargo Center.
New York (22-24) seemed to be fading...
Now that the New York Knicks gift shop has put all the “Linsanity” merchandise on the clearance table, it may be time for them to start stocking up on “Wood-Sanity” gear, as the Knicks have gotten off to a 4-0 start under interim coach Mike Woodson as they topped the Toronto Raptors at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night 106-87. New York has not only won the first four...
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...
It is Monday, March 19th and the Knicks are currently on a 3-game winning streak, playing good overall basketball, and have the fans and players optimistic for what the remainder of the season has in store. Mike Woodson is 3-0 as the Knicks head coach after taking over for Mike D’Antoni. The Knicks seem to be a completely revitalized team thanks to his departure. It was evident...
Linsanity had nearly reached its peak when Jeremy Lin hit a game-winning 3-pointer to defeat the Toronto Raptors last month.
While the hoopla surrounding Lin has since cooled a bit, interim coach Mike Woodson is starting to create a buzz of his own.
After New York's brutal losing stretch, Woodson seems to have the Knicks back on track and will look to stay undefeated when the...