Mike D'Antoni Resigns As Knicks Coach, Mike Woodson Named Interim Coach

Mike D'Antoi resigned as coach of the New York Knicks on Wednesday afternoon, a few hours before the Knicks host the Portland Trail Blazers.

D'Antoni and Knicks owner James Dolan agreed on Wednesday to end his three-plus-years run as Knicks coach, a source said. "It was a mutual decision to no longer coach the Knicks ... conflicting visions of the club's future," the source said.

After a Knicks revival with the arrival of Jeremy Lin a few short weeks ago, things went sideways with the return of Carmelo Anthony. The Knicks head into tonight's game on a six-game losing streak as former Indiana Hoosier and Broad Ripple Rocket, Mike Woodson takes over the team as the interim head coach.

The Pacers have a home-and-home with the Knicks on Friday and Saturday so I was hoping the chaos would last a few more days. Like the Blazers last night, the Knicks have a dangerous level of talent on their roster, but now it is on the players to step up without Coach D'Antoni in the picture.

I have to imagine Woody will be implementing a more Melo-friendly offensive attack. Hopefully the rest of the roster will take some more time to adjust, because after all, this is all about us, right?

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