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Mike Woodson

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  • Phil Jackson fires Mike Woodson and rest of Knicks' coaching staff

    Phil Jackson fires Mike Woodson and rest of Knicks' coaching staff
    Phil Jackson made his first big move since becoming president of the New York Knicks last month -- he fired coach Mike Woodson and the rest of the coaching staff. “I have a tremendous amount of respect for Mike Woodson and his entire staff,”...
  • Jason Collins played a big role in Atlanta's playoff series win over Orlando in 2011

    Jason Collins played a big role in Atlanta's playoff series win over Orlando in 2011
    Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins will be remembered as a barrier breaker. This season, he became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of North America's four major professional team sports leagues. That achievement likely will become his legacy....
  • NBA quotes of week: Gregg Popovich, Shaquille O'Neal are heard from

    NBA quotes of week: Gregg Popovich, Shaquille O'Neal are heard from
    MVP talk San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich, on Chicago's Joakim Noah being considered a candidate for most valuable player alongside LeBron James and Kevin Durant: "They won't choose him as the MVP, but I think it's great that he's in the...
  • Metta World Peace says Knicks wouldn't let him lead

    Metta World Peace says Knicks wouldn't let him lead
    Metta World Peace had his contract bought out by the New York Knicks last month, at his request, because they wouldn't let him lead, not because he was spending a lot of time on the bench. That is what the former Lakers forward told the New York Post on...
  • Lakers gain closure with Phil Jackson's departure to New York

    Lakers gain closure with Phil Jackson's departure to New York
    Should the Lakers have hired Phil Jackson to coach the team instead of Mike D'Antoni in 2012?  Will the team fire D'Antoni for Jackson?  Why won't owner/executive Jim Buss hire Jackson to run the team's basketball operations? Finally those questions...
  • Phil Jackson is introduced as president of New York Knicks

    Phil Jackson is introduced as president of New York Knicks
    A refreshed-looking Phil Jackson was introduced Tuesday morning as president of the New York Knicks, the newly minted basketball executive saying restoring his one-time team to greatness would represent “a pinnacle” of his extraordinary...
  • Phil Jackson is back in NBA, and he has much work to do with Knicks

    Phil Jackson is back in NBA, and he has much work to do with Knicks
    Phil Jackson won two NBA championships as a teammate of Hall of Famers Walt Frazier and Bill Bradley. He won 11 titles as a coach of all-time greats Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal. For his next challenge, Jackson will try to win...
  • Phil Jackson leaves Lakers in the dust

    Phil Jackson leaves Lakers in the dust
    The most painful loss in a throbbing Lakers season came hours after Kobe Bryant was officially declared done until October because of a perpetually achy knee. Phil Jackson is departing Los Angeles for New York, leaving behind a Staples Center-sized sore...
  • Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Tyronn Lue sells Vegas oasis

    Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Tyronn Lue sells Vegas oasis
    Tyronn Lue to New York is anything but a done deal, but he is on the move after selling his home in Las Vegas for $1.65 million. The retired NBA guard and current Los Angeles Clippers coach is rumored to be on Phil Jackson’s short list of...
  • Mike Woodson steps up defense of not calling a timeout for Knicks

    Mike Woodson steps up defense of not calling a timeout for Knicks
    Is time running out on Mike Woodson as coach of the New York Knicks? It certainly was running out on Carmelo Anthony and his Knicks teammates on Monday night after Woodson declined to call a timeout with 6.9 seconds left. The ball was in the backcourt...
  • Letters: Will Lakers own up to mistakes?

    Letters: Will Lakers own up to mistakes?
    Jim Buss says he will resign in three or four years [April 20] if the Lakers are not back on top because that will mean he has failed. Dude, you have already failed both the team and its fans by your evident lack of leadership, so why must we wait so long...