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Report: Hawks GM wanted to fire Woodson after Bibby trade

Updated: February 29, 2008, 10:40 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Mike Woodson apparently will have the chance to finish out the season with the Atlanta Hawks despite reported efforts by general manager Billy Knight to fire the coach.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on its Web site Friday that Knight wanted to fire Woodson after Knight traded for point guard Mike Bibby on Feb. 16. The paper reported that two people close to the conversations between Knight and the team's owners said Knight also tried to fire Woodson on two previous ...

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