There are a few reasons why Mike Woodson deserves to be fired.
One is how he coaches offense–i.e. “Give Melo the ball and hope he scores.” The game the Knicks won in double OT in Milwaukee was the epitome of Woody’s isolationism. Despite Melo clearly being gassed (I think he leads the league in minutes played), at the end of regulation and both OTs the only play the Knicks ran was giving the ball to Anthony and seeing if he could muster enough energy to make shots. Thankfully he made enough that night to win. But the Knicks are, offensively, offensive.
A second reason to fire Woodson is defense–i.e. “Switch switch switch.” Continue reading