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NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks have fired Mike Woodson after falling from division champions to out of the playoffs in one season.
New team president Phil Jackson made the decision Monday, saying in a statement "the time has come for change throughout the franchise." This is the first big move for Jackson since his appointment in March.
The dismissal comes shortly after the Knicks completed a 37-45 season that began with them believing they were a serious contender.