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NBA coach Mike Woodson
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- Mike Woodson became new Atlanta Hawks head coach on July 8, 2004

- Woodson is Atlanta’s tenth head coach since the franchise moved to the Atlanta area in 1968

- Come to Atlanta from the Detroit Pistons, where he was an assistant

- Was the top assistant on Larry Brown’s Pistons staff

- Entering the 2005-06 season, coach Mike Woodson has 19 years of NBA experience as a player and coach

- Also worked under Larry Brown in Philadelphia (2001-03)

- Worked as an assistant coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers (1999-01) and the Milwaukee Bucks (1996-99)

- As a 6-5 guard, Mike Woodson played for seven teams in the NBA

- Mike Woodson was originally selected in the first round of the 1980 Draft by the New York Knicks with the 12th overall pick

- In 786 career games, Woodson averaged 14.0 points (10,981 career points), 2.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 25.5 minutes of action

- Woodson played for the Knicks, Kings, New Jersey, the Los Angeles Clippers, Houston and Cleveland, before retiring from the game in 1991

- Mike Woodson went to college at Indiana. In his junior season he helped lead the Hoosiers to the 1979 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) championship

- Also played for Bob Knight and captained the United States team that participated in the Pan Am Games, joining teammates Isiah Thomas and Ray Tolbert in winning the gold medal

- Two-time All-American (1979 and 1980) and four-year letterman

- Suffered a herniated disk in his back after five games (and a No.1 ranking) into his senior campaign and had to undergo surgery

- Mike Woodson was born March 24, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana

- Attended Broad Ripple High in Indianapolis







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