Mike Woodson
Mike Woodson
Woodson coaching for the Knicks
Free Agent
Position Head coach
Team Free Agent
League NBA
Personal information
Born March 24, 1958 (1958-03-24) (age 62)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Nationality Flag of the United States United States
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 5 (1.96 m)
Listed weight 195 lbs (88 kg)
Coaching career
Best record 60-22 (2012-13 NBA season)
Titles none
Coaching career 1990-present
Playing career
High school Broad Ripple
(Indianapolis, Indiana])
College Indiana (1976-1980)
NBA Draft 1980 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career 1980-1990 (10 years)
Position Guard
Career history
  • As player
1980-1981 New York Knicks
1981-1986 Kansas City/Sacramento Kings
1986-1988 Los Angeles Clippers
1988-1989 Houston Rockets
1989-1990 Cleveland Cavaliers
  • As coach:
1996-1999 Milwaukee Bucks (asst.)
1999-2001 Cleveland Cavaliers (asst.)
2001-2003 Philadelphia 76ers (asst.)
2003-2004 Detroit Pistons (asst.)
2004-2010 Atlanta Hawks
2011-2012 New York Knicks (asst.)
2012-2014 New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards

Michael Dean "Mike" Woodson (born March 24, 1958) is an American retired professional basketball player and current head coach who mostly recently coached the New York Knicks (2012-2014). In his 10 years coaching Woodson has made consecutive playoff appearances leading the Hawks to be back to back playoffs in 2008-09 and 2009-10 and with the Knicks in 2011-12 and 2012-13 but never made it further than the Conference semifinals. He served as assistant coach for the 2004 NBA Champion Detroit Pistons. After being fired as Knicks head coach he decided to join NBA Gametime as part of NBA TV's playoff coverage.

Head Coach

Atlanta Hawks (2004–2010)


New York Knicks (2011–2014)

Replaced for Mike D'Antoni (2011–2012)


Made the Best Regular season record (2012–2013)


Replaced by Derek Fisher (2013–2014)


New York Knicks 2011–12 season roster
1 Amar'e Stoudemire
3 Tyson Chandler
6 Landry Fields
7 Carmelo Anthony
8 J.R. Smith
9 Jared Jeffries
16 Steve Novak
20 Mike Bibby
21 Iman Shumpert
44 Jerome Jordan
50 Dan Gadzuric
55 Josh Harrellson
67 Toney Douglas
85 Baron Davis
Head coach: Mike Woodson
Regular season
New York Knicks 2012–13 season roster
1 Amar'e Stoudemire
2 Raymond Felton
3 Kenyon Martin
4 James White
5 Jason Kidd
6 Tyson Chandler
7 Carmelo Anthony
8 J.R. Smith
9 Pablo Prigioni
14 Chris Copeland
16 Steve Novak
21 Iman Shumpert
45 Marcus Camby
55 Quentin Richardson
Head coach: Mike Woodson
Regular season
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