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Knicks fans jimmy rig air conditioning unit to pay tribute to Mike Woodson (video)

The New York Knicks may have cut Mike Woodson loose all the way back in April, but the oft-criticized and constantly beleaguered former head coach still weighs on the hearts and occupies the minds of some Knickerbocker backers. Or at least two of them. Two Knicks fans posted a video to VINE showcasing how they, […] The post Knicks fans jimmy rig air conditioning unit to pay tribute...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson turns down Ice Bucket Challenge in Instagram video

Over the last couple weeks or so, we’ve done our best to document notable NBA players/coaches/legends doing the Ice Bucket Challenge and the latest to be asked to do it is former New York Knicks head coach, Mike Woodson. Woodson’s daughter Mariah Woodson posted the below Instagram video today asking her father to do the Ice Bucket Challenge but her father turned it down: However...
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August 23, 2014  |  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
July 09, 2014  |  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
July 09, 2014  |  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
July 09, 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 last two years, prior...
Via RealGM
April 28, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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

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

Knicks News: Changes are Underway as Knicks' Coaching Staff is Fired

Surprising no one, this morning it was announced that the New York Knicks' fired head coach Mike Woodson after his two-year tenure in MSG according to Ian Begley with ESPN.com. The remaining coaching staff was fired as well, which all makes sense ever since owner Phil Jackson discussed "changes" with media last Wednesday."I have a tremendous amount of respect for Mike Woodson and...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

On the now-complete Mike Woodson tenure

A month ago Phil Jackson was brought into the position of President of the New York Knicks in order to revitalize a franchise under great scrutiny after a dismal 2013-2014 season. The first step to fixing this team has been taken, as head coach Mike Woodson has been fired along with the rest of his coaching staff. However, is Mike Woodson all to blame for the Knicks issues? The...
Via Turn On The Knicks
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson reportedly disappointed with Knicks’ conditioning

The New York Knicks fired Mike Woodson on Monday and are prepared to begin rebuilding the team under new team president Phil Jackson. One of Jackson’s priorities may be whipping the Knicks into shape — literally. According to ESPN New York’s Ian Begley, Jackson has “talked recently about his disappointment in some of the Knicks’ […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleaning House: Knicks’ Fire Mike Woodson and Coaching Staff

The New York Knicks’ fired head coach Mike Woodson, as well as the rest of the coaching staff – Mandatory Credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images After an abysmal season, where everybody and anybody on the Knicks were making headlines for the wrong reasons, the organization has made their first move beyond bringing Phil Jackson aboard. According to Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.com, the...
Via The Sports Journal
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson says he’s ‘doing fine’ after Knicks firing

Earlier today, New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson was relieved of his duties as Knicks head coach and for those of you wondering what his thoughts were on the matter, we have his thoughts for you. Check out the full quote that he told Josina Anderson of ESPN regarding him being let go from the Knickerbockers: Mike Woodson to me just moments ago: “I’m doing fine. I’m in...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson On Firing: “I’m Good, I’m Really Good”

The nightmarish experience is finally over for Mike Woodson. Phil Jackson fired Woodson and the entire coaching staff today after they failed to reach the postseason. How is Woodson dealing with it? Pretty good apparently. Mike Woodson to me just moments ago: "I'm doing fine. I'm in my office packing as we speak. I'm not really (cont) http://t.co/EKat0ZqdxA — Josina Anderson (...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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