Woodson vs. D'Antoni? No contest

Current Knicks coach has been embarrassing his predecessor, pure and simple

Updated: December 13, 2012, 5:21 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Mike D'Antoni was asked by a reporter on Tuesday if he was embarrassed by his basketball team, a counterfeit contender that had just lost to the 4-17 Cavaliers, and the coach recoiled from the question.

D'Antoni claimed it was too harsh a word to capture his true feelings, and maybe, just maybe, he was telling the truth. But if he hasn't been embarrassed by his own Los Angeles Lakers, D'Antoni surely has been embarrassed by Mike Woodson's New York Knicks.

Right up until Thursday ...

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