Category: Mike Woodson

Mike Woodson: We Must Withstand the First Hit and Control Our Emotions in Order to Win in Boston This Weekend

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The New York Knicks hold their first 2-0 series lead since 2000. Mike Woodson's squad has absolutely stifled the Celtics in the second halves of game's one and two of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, and look to continue that trend in Boston this weekend. It's been brutally difficult for Boston to ...

Mike Woodson on the New York Knicks’ Improving Health Situation Heading into Round 1 with Boston

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

It's been an up-and-down year for the New York Knicks, but they've still managed to grab the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference despite a slew of injuries down the stretch. New York is getting healthier, though, which has head coach Mike Woodson encouraged. Now, they have to deal ...

Mike Woodson on Knicks Win Streak: “We’re in Desperate Times Right Now to Try to Win an NBA Title”

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The Knicks have won 12 games in a row and are looking to clinch the franchise's first division title since 1994 this week. Mike Woodson is 68-32 in his first 100 regular-season games since replacing Mike D'Antoni last season, but he has bigger aspirations than just a division title. The Knicks head ...

Mike Woodson: I Should Have Let Carmelo Anthony Sit Because He Asked Out Before His Injury

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

There's never a dull moment as Knicks head coach; Mike Woodson would agree with that. After surrendering a double-digit second half lead to the Miami Heat on Sunday, Woodson had another controversy brewing on Monday night in Cleveland. Carmelo Anthony fell and aggravated his right knee while the Knicks were ...

New York Knicks Coach Mike Woodson Stomps on Iman Shumpert Trade Rumors

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

The New York Knicks have the second-best record in the Eastern Conference, but trade winds are swirling in Madison Square Garden as the deadline approaches just beyond All-Star weekend. Will Iman Shumpert be dealt? Carmelo Anthony doesn't seem to think a trade is a good idea, and it appears head ...

Amar’e Stoudemire Is Showing That He Is Not Done Yet

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

After missing the first two months of the NBA season, Amar'e Stoudemire made his return to the Knicks lineup on the first day of 2013. It didn't look good early and there were some questioning whether the 30-year-old former All-Star's career was over. Stoudemire was getting limited minutes, he looked incredibly rusty, ...

Amar’e Stoudemire: My Comments About Learning Defense from Mike Woodson were a Compliment and Not a Shot at Mike D’Antoni

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Amar'e Stoudemire made some headlines last week when he openly admitted that Mike Woodson was the first coach that taught him how to play defense. The Knicks' power forward made his season debut last week and is averaging nine points per game coming off the bench for New York in ...

Mike Woodson Believes the Knicks are Buying Into the Team Concept After Big Road Win Over Miami Heat

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Last Thursday night the New York Knicks handed the Miami Heat their worst home loss in the Big Three era of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. For the second time this season, the Knicks beat the Heat by 20 points. You can say it's still very early this season ...

Mike Woodson: “The good thing about this year versus last year is that guys have bought into what we’re trying to get done”

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

The New York Knicks are undefeated. Okay, so maybe it has only been five games and maybe two of those wins have comes against the Philadelphia 76ers without Andrew Bynum, but the Knicks look good early on this season. The team not only has some new faces that were brought ...

Mike Woodson on the Knicks not calling Phil Jackson: “I am glad they didn’t. Mr.Dolan made the decision to bring me back.”

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Mike Woodson will return to the sidelines of the New York Knicks. The former Hawks head man and recent interim head coach of the Knicks has signed a multi-year extension to remain at the helm in New York. The interim tag has been removed from the man who led the ...