Mike Woodson -- New York Knicks New Head Coach: Will They Make the Playoffs
After losing six straight games, the Knicks and Mike D'Antoni mutually agreed to terminate D'Antoni as head coach on Wed., March 14th. Mike Woodson has been appointed head coach of the New York Knicks. Woodson was the head coach of the Atlanta Hawks having taken over the job from Terry Stotts prior to the 2004-05 NBA season.
Here's the Roster:
Top Scorers: Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire
Quality Center: Tyson Chandler
NBA Rising Stars Challenge: Jeremy Lin and Landry Fields
Three-Point Specialists Steve Novak and J.R. Smith
Good Defender: rookie Iman Shumpert
Woodson states that he will be still starting Jeremy Lin as point guard, but he's "he's all about his veterans." He said that Lin is still "in a learning stage."
With Woodson as head coach, will the NY Knicks make the playoffs? Playoffs start Saturday, April 16th.
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