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If Phil's out, give Woodson the job

If Jackson once again doesn't have the guts to coach in N.Y., Woody has earned it

Updated: May 8, 2012, 11:46 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Phil Jackson does not have the guts to coach in New York. That is what Jeff Van Gundy said in a different life, back when Jackson stalked his job as head coach of the New York Knicks, if only for the sport of it.

If Jackson didn't have the courage to make it work with Latrell Sprewell and Allan Houston, he did have the common sense to make it work with Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal. The man who won six titles with Michael Jordan's Bulls won five more with the Kobe ...

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