There is one spot where Mike Woodson could land, once he’s shown the door at Madison Square Garden. Woodson could end up on Larry Brown’s bench, down in Dallas at SMU. And he can take a seat right next to another former NBA head coach and Brown loyalist, Maurice Cheeks.
Mike Woodson reiterated Monday that he still expects to be the coach of the Knicks when they reconvene after this weekend’s All-Star break.
NEW YORK — On the surface, Wednesday night’s Kings-Knicks game doesn’t look like much is at stake for either team. The Knicks are 20-31, and the Kings are struggling at 17-34. But make no mistake, Wednesday’s game is critical for the Knicks. They’ve lost three of their past four games. With Mike Woodson’s job possibly hanging in the balance, the Knicks desperately could use a win to go into the All-Star break with some good vibes.
By the time reporters were allowed in the visiting locker room at Oracle Arena late Monday night, most of the Philadelphia 76ers already had cleared out.
John Loyer took over for Maurice Cheeks, who was fired after just 50 games as Detroit’s coach.
All David West wanted to do Monday night was get his team playing the right way.
With interim coach John Loyer hoarsely shouting instructions, Brandon Jennings and the Detroit Pistons ran away from the San Antonio Spurs in the third quarter.
Dwight Howard had 18 points and 15 rebounds, and the surging Houston Rockets used a fourth-quarter push to hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-89 Monday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Jeff Green scored 29 points and Kelly Olynyk added 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Boston Celtics pulled away from the Milwaukee Bucks in the fourth quarter of a 102-86 victory Monday night.
Kyle Lowry had 19 points and 12 assists, Patrick Patterson scored a season-high 22 and the Toronto Raptors beat the New Orleans Pelicans 108-101 on Monday night.