MIKE WOODSON NEWS

SportsCenter anchor won a car after getting a hole-in-one

Being a SportsCenter anchor must be a pretty decent life.  You get paid pretty well.  You have some semblance of fame and recognizability without having a TMZ camera stuck in your face every time you walk out of a Starbucks.  And you get to star in funny commercials with various athletes and celebrities. If you’re lucky, you may even win a new car too. Jay Harris was in Las...
Via Awful Announcing
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tyrone Corbin and Mike Woodson find new teams

credit: Associated Press It didn’t take long for either Tyrone Corbin or Mike Woodson to find assistant coaching gigs after being relieved of their head coaching duties. Corbin has found a new home with the Kings as their lead assistant coach according to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports and Ken Berger of CBS is reporting that Woodson is joining Doc Rivers’ staff on the Clippers...
Via Pass The Pill
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Woodson to Join Clippers Coaching Staff

Former Knicks coach Mike Woodson didn’t go long without a job. According to sources he will join Doc Rivers’ staff as a Clippers assistant. The Clippers have reached agreement to add former Knicks coach Mike Woodson to Doc Rivers’ staff, league source tells @CBSSports. — Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 9, 2014 Rivers also pursuing Lawrence Frank (his former assistant in Boston...
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson Hired By Clippers As Assistant Coach

Mike Woodson has reached agreement to become an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Clippers. Woodson was not retained this offseason by the New York Knicks. Woodson previously joined the Atlanta Hawks and Knicks as an assistant coach before being promoted to head coach. Woodson has also been previously linked with coaching the Indiana Hoosiers.
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers Hire Mike Woodson As Assistant Coach

According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports, the Los Angeles Clippers have hired former Knicks head coach Mike Woodson as an assistant coach under Doc Rivers. The Clippers have reached agreement to add former Knicks coach Mike Woodson to Doc Rivers’ staff, league source tells @CBSSports. — Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 9, 2014 The post Report: Clippers Hire Mike Woodson As Assistant...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson Hired By Clippers As Assistant Coach

Mike Woodson has reached agreement to become an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Clippers. Woodson was not retained this offseason by the New York Knicks. Woodson previously joined the Atlanta Hawks and Knicks as an assistant coach before being promoted to head coach. Woodson has also been previously linked with coaching the Indiana Hoosiers.
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

PICTURE: Mike Woodson Has a “Tiger Woodson” Golf Shirt

After a terrible season, the New York Knicks fired head coach Mike Woodson. He has since been replaced manuevers by Derek Fisher, who will make his coaching debut this upcoming season after retiring from the Oklahoma City Thunder. Woodson deserved a fair share of criticism for his questionable lineup combinations and strategic, but it’s clear that the issues in New York were...
Via Pass The Pill
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers Considering Mike Woodson, Lawrence Frank as Clippers Assistants

The Clippers coaching staff could be the most entertaining group in all the NBA next season.  According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, Doc Rivers is trying to land one of two strong will coaches to become his lead assistant.  LAC is considering ex-NBA head coaches Mike Woodson and Lawrence Frank as asst candidates to replace Gentry & might hire both, a source said —...
Via Thacover2
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New Knicks Coaching Candidate – Meet Derman Player

All has been quiet in Starbury Land of late. While off in China winning championships and rebuilding his image, we haven’t heard much from the former beloved New Yorker, but today, Marbury finally broke his silence and offered his opinion on who the Knicks should hire to replace Mike Woodson. Marbury set the Twittersphere on fire with this one. Derman Player? Umm…who? I tried...
Via Turn On The Knicks
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson Ready to Get Back Into Coaching

Woodson might be ready, but the NBA might not be ready for him for to come back. Here is what Woodson had to say via ESPN. “Keeping my eyes on coaching,” Woodson said during a phone interview to promote his golf tournament. “I want to get back into coaching. So that’s my next move. So we’ll see what happens. … That’s a big goal. That’s what I’m going to push to do, absolutely.”
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Hire Mike Woodson Tomorrow

Los Angeles Lakers: Hire Mike Woodson By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Disgruntled Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni has resigned after one mediocre and one pathetic season in Los Angeles. To be fair, injuries and age played a big part in their poor play, but the Lakers never bought into what he was selling and it was best for each party to part ways. So...
Via HoopStuff
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson Will Seek Another Opportunity To Coach

Mike Woodson hopes to have another shot as an NBA head coach after his dismissal by the New York Knicks. The Knicks had a 17-win dropoff from 12-13. "I've got to move on and close the chapter in this book and get ready for a new chapter because I still want to coach, and I love what I do," Woodson said Saturday night while working as an analyst on NBA TV. "The...
Via RealGM
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson still wants to coach

Former New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson acknowledged that things "just didn't work out" for him on the sideline this season but says he still wants to coach. "The last two years, prior to coming into this season, was a good two seasons for our ball club and for our fans, and this year things just didn't work out," Woodson said Saturday while serving...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson Serves As In-Studio Analyst For NBATV

Just days removed from assuming head coaching duties of the New York Knicks, the recently fired Mike Woodson took advantage of his newly free time this weekend. He appeared on NBATV on Saturday night, serving as an in-studio analyst during the network’s post-game playoff coverage in between contests. Such an appearance marked Woodson’s first opportunity to publicly comment on...
Via Knicks Journal
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Reasons Why Firing Mike Woodson Was the Right Decision

When NBA legend Phil Jackson accepted the Knicks offer to become the president of the organization, he was committed to winning. In fact, when he first took the podium on March 18th, he started his speech by addressing his desire to create a winning culture in New York. He stated he wants to build a team, and that “the word ‘team’ doesn’t have the letter ‘I’ in it....
Via Turn On The Knicks
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Says Knicks Were Winning on Pure Talent Not Coaching

The New York Post is reporting that several Knicks players had less flattering things to say  about Mike Woodson ability during their exit interviews with team President Phil Jackson. According to the report, most of the players in the Knicks locker room felt that they won games solely on talent alone. The Knicks finished 37-45, missing the playoffs for the first time since 2009...
Via Thacover2
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Says Knicks Were Winning on Pure Talent Not Coaching

  The New York Post is reporting that several Knicks players had less flattering things to say  about Mike Woodson ability during their exit interviews with team President Phil Jackson. According to the report, most of the players in the Knicks locker room felt that they won games solely on talent alone. The Knicks finished 37-45, missing the playoffs for the first...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson implies Knicks players savaged Mike Woodson in exit interviews

In the latest chapter of the continuing saga that is Phil Jackson’s takeover of the basketball operations of the New York Knicks, the new team president implied with comments made during a 24-minute press conference on Wednesday that players threw recently fired head coach Mike Woodson under the bus during exit interviews. Jackson said that […] The post Phil Jackson implies Knicks...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Knicks players ripped Woodson after firing

In what sounds like the back door hitting fired Knicks coach Mike Woodson on the way out, new Knicks president Phil Jackson revealed that several players — during their exit interviews  — told him the club didn’t play as a team this season and relied solely on its talent, reported the N.Y. Post.The Knicks finished 37-45 and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2009...
Via The Other Paper
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Mike Woodson Firing Grade

New York Knicks: Mike Woodson Firing Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content… The inevitable became official Monday as the Knicks decided to fire head coach Mike Woodson after a disappointing 37-45 finish and failing to grab the final playoff spot in the East despite a late push. New president Phil Jackson obviously wanted to bring in his own coach to implement his favored...
Via HoopStuff
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson Hanging Out In The Club With A Blonde? (Photo)

Photo Credit: @tmckenna1/Twitter Now that Mike Woodson is no longer employed, it seems the former Knicks coach has been soaking up his life in the party scene. We found a photo of Woodson hanging out with a woman in a club posted by this Twitter user. Although Mike Woodson seems happy in the image, if you look close enough, you could actually see him crying on the inside. Don’t...
Via Blog Surface
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

TOK Roundtable – The Final Mike Woodson Edition

Every now and then, the Turn On The Knicks staff will debate an issue surrounding the team here in Roundtable Format. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter, and follow the site right here. Let us know if you agree/disagree. Because we too often harp on the negatives, say something positive about Mike Woodson. Chris Celletti - Booooooo! Positivity is boring! Its comical...
Via Turn On The Knicks
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Woodson Assistant Questions Knicks Management

credit: Associated Press Mike Woodson was recently fired by the New York Knicks, along with his entire coaching staff. This was hardly a surprise, and many expected this to be done a long time ago. The Knicks had a very rough season, and Woodson paid the price. Regardless of your opinion on Mike Woodson, you have to acknowledge that there are more problems in the Knicks organization...
Via Pass The Pill
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Coaching Candidate Would Create Biggest Splash For Knicks?

With Mike Woodson and his staff no longer in place to represent the Knicks, for better or for worse, Phil Jackson’s search for a new head coach has officially begun. There’s no doubt such a hiring will not only spark the potentially promising things to come for the Knicks and Jackson’s tenure in his first few months. What’s more, the identity of such an incoming mentor will...
Via Knicks Journal
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Woodson Assistant: Knicks' Way Of Doing Things Will Never Work

Steve Kerr is considering becoming the head coach of the New York Knicks, though he has reservations about how he would operate under Madison Square Garden's stifling culture. Mike Woodson was fired by the Knicks on Monday. “This place is crazy,” one of Woodson’s former assistants said on the final day of the regular season. “Their way of doing things around here will never work.”
Via RealGM
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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