5 Recent Coach Firings in NY/NJ SportsDerek Fisher is the latest NBA coaching casualty. He joins a handful of local bench bosses to find themselves out of jobs over the past few years.
Schmeelk: An Open Letter To Mike WoodsonLet me start by saying I’m sorry. And then let me tell you why this Knicks debacle is your doing.
Steve Kerr Says He Spoke With Phil Jackson About Knicks JobThough Kerr has never been a coach, he has been mentioned as a candidate for Mike Woodson's old job since Jackson was hired in March.
Keidel: Make No Mistake, Dolan Will Find A Way To Rain On Jackson's ParadeAnd the hypocrisy of pro basketball goes on. It's a players' league until the players lose. Then it's the fault of the fella who didn't take one shot all year. But Phil Jackson still had to can Mike Woodson.
Report: Steve Kerr Has Concerns About Knicks' Coaching JobKerr has questions about coaching at MSG, where so many respected coaches have been chewed up and spit out over the past decade under owner James Dolan, according to the New York Daily News.
Schmeelk: Knicks' Coaching Search — Steve Kerr Is Best Choice Of Weak CropCalling games for TNT, he certainly knows the game and the players in it, and seems very intelligent and measured in his opinions.
After Nightmarish Season, Knicks Fire Mike Woodson And Entire Coaching StaffNew team president Phil Jackson made the decision Monday, saying in a statement "the time has come for change throughout the franchise." This is the first big move for Jackson since his appointment in March.
Report: Steve Kerr 'Absolutely Expects' Offer From Knicks; Woodson In LimboMike Woodson was nowhere to be seen during Thursday's exit interviews and reportedly has no plans to meet with Phil Jackson face-to-face if the Knicks are intent on firing him.
Knicks' Anthony On Free Agency: Winning, Not Money, Is Top PriorityCarmelo Anthony said he wants to stay in New York, and said he wants to win. It will be up to Phil Jackson to convince him that he can do both.
Schmeelk: Last Call For Mike Woodson — Time For Knicks To Move OnDespite his plea after the Knicks' final game of the season on Wednesday night against Toronto, the clock has reached zero on the time left in Mike Woodson’s coaching career for the Knicks.
Knicks Coach Mike Woodson Says He's 'The Only Guy For This Job'Woodson won't lobby to keep his job with New York. He believes he's already proven he deserves it. And he's hoping to get an answer soon from new president Phil Jackson.
Carmelo Anthony's Season Ends With Torn Shoulder; Is He As Good As Gone?Melo will miss the final two games with a torn labrum in his right shoulder, ending his first playoff-less season and potentially his Knicks career.
Carmelo Anthony May Sit Out Knicks' Last 2 Games Anthony was getting his sore right shoulder evaluated Tuesday morning and coach Mike Woodson says the Knicks' leading scorer "probably won't" play against the Nets. The Knicks end their season at home Wednesday against Toronto.
Larry Brown: Mike Woodson Hasn't Been 'Treated Fairly' By Knicks"I think it's just troublesome to me to bring in Phil Jackson," Brown said. "Not that he won't be great, but let him coach ... If that's the way they want to do it, let him coach and give Woody a way to leave graciously."
Schmeelk: Knicks Gave Up On Themselves, On Season In Front Of JacksonThe Knicks gave up on themselves, their coach, their fans and their season. They laid down and gave up.