Mike-Woodson
Mike Woodson | Biography

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  • Full Name Mike Woodson
  • Occupation Basketball Coach, Former NBA Player
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Indianapolis, U.S.A
  • Birth Date Mar 24, 1958
  • Age 63 Years, 10 Months
Basketball Coach of the Indiana Hoosiers Men's Team

Mike Woodson | Biography

Former Head Coach of New York Knicks

Woodson and Indiana have reached an agreement on a six-year contract worth $3 million per year. The team signed him in early 2021 in replacement of Archie Miller. His buyout was set at 100% of his remaining contract for the first four years and 50% of his guaranteed compensation for the final two. According to the contract, he would also get bonus incentives in certain specific situations such as $100,000 if the team secures the Top 3 of the B1G, $85,000 for a Sweet 16 appearance, and $100,000 if the team’s achieved  APR (Academic Progress Rate) score above 950.


Michael Dean Woodson is a head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers men's team.

Who is Mike Woodson?

Mike Dean Woodson is an American former professional basketball player and basketball coach who served three seasons as an assistant coach for the Milwaukee Bucks from 1996 to 1999.

He also worked for the Detroit Pistons from 2003 to 2004 and helped win an NBA Championship under head coach Larry Brown.

Woodson took over as the head coach of the Atlanta Hawks for the 2004–05 season. For the first time in eight years, he led the Hawks to the playoffs in 2007–08. Woodson has led the Hawks to the Eastern Conference Semifinals in each of the previous two seasons.

Woodson was hired as an assistant coach by the New York Knicks on 29 August 2011, under head coach Mike D'Antoni. Following D'Antoni's resignation on 14 March 2012, Woodson was named interim head coach.

After two and a half seasons as head coach of the New York Knicks, Woodson and his entire coaching staff were fired on 21 April 2014.

The Los Angeles Clippers proclaimed Woodson's hiring as an assistant coach on 29 September 2014. However, he left the team in 2018. Then, from 2020 to 2021, Woodson worked for the New York Knicks as an assistant. Currently, he is the coach of the Indiana Hoosiers.

Woodson was drafted in the 1980 NBA draft by the New York Knicks. He starred for the New York Knicks for two years before being traded to the New Jersey Nets.

Later, he was traded from the New Jersey Nets to the Kansas City Kings. Woodson retired from his playing career in 1990 after playing in the NBA for ten years.

How old is Mike Woodson?

Mike Dean Woodson was born on 24 March 1958 in Indianapolis. As of 5 December 2021, he is 63 years old. He was a player at Indiana University, where he played for coach Bobby Knight.

Wife and Daughter

Woodson is married to Terri. The couple has two daughters, Alexis and Mariah.

Unlike Woodson, his daughters are volleyball players at Georgia Tech. Woodson and wife Terri appeared together at the 2016 Woodson Gala at 1OAK in the Mirage Las Vegas.

Salary

According to the Saturday Tradition, Woodson and Indiana have reached an agreement on a six-year contract worth $3 million per year. The team signed him in early 2021 in replacement of Archie Miller.

Woodson's buyout was set at 100% of his remaining contract for the first four years and 50% of his guaranteed compensation for the final two. According to the contract, he would also get bonus incentives in certain specific situations such as $100,000 if the team secures the Top 3 of the B1G, $85,000 for a Sweet 16 appearance, and $100,000 if the team’s achieved  APR (Academic Progress Rate) score above 950.

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