Knicks Fire Mike Woodson, Entire Coaching Staff

Source: Ian Begley / ESPN

Mike Woodson has been fired as the New York Knicks head coach, the team announced Monday morning.

New Knicks president Phil Jackson announced that the entire coaching staff was relieved of their duties in a release.

“I have a tremendous amount of respect for Mike Woodson and his entire staff,” Jackson said. “The coaches and players on this team had an extremely difficult 2013-14 season, and blame should not be put on one individual. But the time has come for change throughout the franchise as we start the journey to assess and build this team for next season and beyond.

“Everyone in this franchise owes a great deal of gratitude to what Mike and his staff have done. We wish him the best.”

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