Knicks star Carmelo Anthony supports 'father figure' Mike Woodson, says he will 'back him'

'If he needs my recommendation whether it's here or anywhere else, I'll back him,' Anthony said about Woodson, who's expected to be fired in the coming days by Knicks president Phil Jackson.

Anthony went so far to use the term “father figure” when describing Woodson, who is expected to be axed by Jackson any day now.
For me as a player, I had some of my best years under Mike Woodson.

Carmelo Anthony is the main reason why Mike Woodson wasnt FIRED before the 2014 New Year came in having a 9-21 record.


Woodson still believes he's right coach for Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mike Woodson won't lobby to keep his job with the New York Knicks. He believes he's already proven he deserves it.
Woodson is hoping to get an answer soon from new president Phil Jackson, who will have to decide if he wants to hire a new coach after the Knicks missed the playoffs.


Carmelo Anthony open to staying in New York if Knicks build a winner

Using words like 'embarrassing' and 'failure' to describe this season, Anthony confirmed his desire to remain with the Knicks as he heads into free agency this summer.
With free agency looming, Carmelo Anthony says winning is more important than money to him.

Carmelo's going to turn down next year salary of $23.5M.
Now I heard it all LMAO