Mike Woodson

Mike Woodson (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Bad Losses, Injuries Open Door To Most Important Stretch Of Season

Woodson’s future as head coach is on the line, and perhaps even Anthony’s future as a Knick. That’s how important the next 15 days are to the future of this franchise. They better take advantage of it.

01/17/2014

Carmelo Anthony drives to the basket against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on January 14, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Frustrated Melo Says Knicks Could’ve Played ‘A Lot Harder’ Against Pacers

The Knicks had a chance Thursday to prove their turnaround was for real. Instead, they got steamrolled 117-89 against the rival Indiana Pacers.

01/17/2014

Mike Woodson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Have No Shot Until They Fix 4th-Quarter Woes

The Knicks are slowly turning it around, and looking more like the team that won night after night last season. But there’s one thing they haven’t been able to do. They can’t close games.

01/16/2014

J.R. Smith (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Yet Again, Knicks Handle Matters Badly And Create A Mess

This whole episode is simply another perfect example of how chaotic and disorganized the Knicks’ management structure is. Nothing is ever handled the right way.

01/15/2014

Mike Woodson and J.R. Smith (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

J.R. Smith: If Benching Is Because Of Shoelace Incident, That’s ‘Ridiculous’

“I stopped being surprised after the Miami game,” Smith said. “I haven’t the slightest clue … If I’m not helping the team, there’s no point in me being here.”

01/15/2014

Mike Woodson and J.R. Smith (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

J.R. Smith: No Idea About Benching … Or Future With Knicks

Knicks guard J.R. Smith says there was no indication he’d be benched in Thursday’s 102-92 win over Miami. “That’s the most misleading part of it,” he said.

01/10/2014

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Schmeelk: Knicks’ Success Starts With Keeping Smith On Bench

It’s amazing what happens when J.R. Smith doesn’t play. It’s nowhere near that simple, of course. But it was a very significant change in direction for the Knicks on Friday night.

01/10/2014

Knicks coach Mike Woodson (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Better Hope Woodson Learned Something On Texas Trip

New York’s coach has to decide whether it’s more important to win basketball games or give playing time to the players with the biggest contracts. The decision is really that simple.

01/07/2014

Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs defends J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks. Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Made Deal With The Devil, And His Name Is JR Smith

Despite a terrible postseason, the Knicks thought JR Smith’s efficient April was a sign of things to come. But there has not been a day since that the Knicks have not regretted giving him that new contract.

01/06/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Time For Knicks To Face Hard Truth And Trade Carmelo Anthony

This group of players has run its course, as has the Carmelo Anthony era. The trade for Melo was a failure. The idea of building around him hasn’t worked. It’s time to accept it, cut losses and move on.

12/30/2013

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Knicks Head Coach Mike Woodson Confirms Melo Will Not Play Vs. Raptors

Anthony is considered day-to-day. Woodson doesn’t expect Melo to make the trip to Toronto on Saturday.

12/27/2013

GREENBURGH, NY - DECEMBER 10: (l-r) Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Amar'e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks and Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden James Dolan during Chandler's introductory press conference on December 10, 2011 at The Knicks Training Facility in Greenburgh, New York.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2011 NBAE  (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Dolan Has Told Knicks Players That A Shakeup Is Not Coming

Knicks owner James Dolan has reportedly told his players that no major changes will be made to the roster or coaching staff.

12/27/2013

Mike Woodson (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Coach Mike Woodson: ‘I Expect Us To Win’ Atlantic Division

“We won it last year and I expect us to win it this year,” Woodson, thought by many to be sitting on the hot seat, said. “…Do I see some light at the end of the tunnel? I do.”

12/27/2013

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

When Will Carmelo Return To The Floor? Mike Woodson Doesn’t Know

The small forward, who sprained his left ankle in the Knicks’ 103-98 win over Orlando on Monday, might not return this weekend, according to a report.

12/26/2013

Former Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: No Joke, The Knicks Could Really Use Mike D’Antoni

For all of Mike D’Antoni’s faults, it’s hard to say he wouldn’t be doing a better job with these Knicks than Mike Woodson is. It’s been that bad.

12/26/2013

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