NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Head Coach Mike Woodson of the New York Knicks looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2013 in New York City.
It was definitely frustrating for me to not be a bigger part of it, but those were the rotations and the decisions that [coach Mike Woodson] went with ... I do think I could have made an impact, but it's hard to look back and question it.More quotes »
Jason Kidd understands and is OK with sitting
against Indiana scoreless in nine consecutive games.Kidd played only 5:20 in Game 5 and not at all in the second half. Mike Woodson stuck with Raymond Felton and Pablo Prigioni at point guard and used Chris Copeland more than he had in this series."Not hard, Read more »
Mike Woodson hoping for big game from J.R. Smith
Smith is due for a big game.That seems to be coach Mike Woodson 's thinking as the Knicks play a win-or-go-home playoff game in Indianapolis Saturday night. Even though Smith's performance in the Knicks ' Game 5 win over the Pacers on Thursday night was not Read more »
Mike Woodson not afraid to mix and match in must-win Game 6
Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, Knicks coach Mike Woodson finally found a formula to beat the Pacers. In addition to the usual reliance on big guns Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith , it involved a whole lot less of veterans Amar'e Stoudemire Read more »
Chris Copeland sparks Knicks with 13 points off the bench
was Game 5 in the second playoff round, and Knicks coach Mike Woodson still found himself rummaging around the toolbox looking for something to repair the Knicks' AWOL offense.Facing elimination against the Pacers Thursday night at Madison Square Garden , Read more »
Knicks confident they can extend series against Pacers
the Knicks need to win Game 5 at the Garden to force a trip back to Indiana ."We're in a must-win that we have to get,'' coach Mike Woodson said. "We haven't had our backs against the wall very much this season. So we're being tested right now and I feel good Read more »
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Knicks' Iman Shumpert wants to improve over summer and become a reliable No. 2 option behind Carmelo Anthony
this week's exit meetings that he was all set to compete in the NBA's Summer League in Las Vegas even before head coach Mike Woodson and his staff suggested it, because he wants to "be under coaching and under the coaches' wing” all summer. It’ll be the first 5/24/13 from NJ.com Read more »
Vogel rips the Knicks
taking criticism for his Game 1 decisions, turned the tables a bit, too. And he pointed it directly at Knicks coach Mike Woodson. While praising the Miami Heat's offensive approach against Indiana center Roy Hibbert in Game 1 of the conference finals, Vogel from FanNation Read more »
Knicks' Hot Topic: Was season "wonderful," as Mike Woodson deemed, or a "failure," as Iman Shumpert said?
franchise actually endured two different seasons in one. On one hand, if the team's front office brass (i.e., head coach Mike Woodson and team president Glen Grunwald) are asked about this season, it was all about optimism. But on the other hand, if players from NJ.com Read more »
Woodson: 'Wonderful season'
22 11:02 AM ET By Ian Begley | ESPNNewYork.com Iman Shumpert called the Knicks' season a failure earlier this week. Head coach Mike Woodson disagrees. He offered a very different definition of the Knicks' season on Tuesday. Top 10 Moments ESPN New York takes from ESPN Read more »
Hawks Season in Review - Zaza Pachulia
season. Unfortunately he may have been given too many minutes (lot of 38 plus minute games), which is ironic since Mike Woodson and Larry Drew had both minimized his court time the two previous years. Sadly Zaza wasn’t available for the playoffs. The expectations from Peachtree Hoops Read more »