Woodson needs to up his game, too

Knicks are better than what they've shown, and that's a reflection on the coach

Updated: February 22, 2013, 12:16 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Surrounded by cameras and microphones, Mike Woodson is rarely afraid to accept responsibility for the failures of his team. He practices what he preaches when it comes to accountability, a truth very much appreciated in his locker room.

But when Woodson finished last season at 18-6, and started this one at 18-5, his willingness to take the blame for this shortcoming or that one was easier to accept as a virtue. Now that his New York Knicks are underperforming at an alarming ...

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