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Woodson redeems himself in Game 5

By sitting STAT and Kidd in the second half, Knicks coach atoned for Game 4 sins

Updated: May 17, 2013, 3:23 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Mike Woodson might have been a game or three too late to show this side of his character, the cold, unforgiving side that left Jason Kidd and Amar'e Stoudemire on the bench for the entire second half of a playoff game the New York Knicks had no choice but to win.

But show it Woodson most certainly did Thursday night, when he effectively told two prominent stars -- including one of the greatest point guards of all time -- that they might as well get comfortable in ...

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