Mike Woodson Named Coach Of The Month For April

The NBA announced today that Knicks coach Mike Woodson has been named Coach of the Month for games played in April:

Woodson led the Knicks to an 8-2 month, tied for the most wins in the league in April with the Miami Heat. New York collected wins over four Eastern Conference Playoff teams -- Atlanta (twice), Indiana, Miami and Milwaukee and finished the season 54-28 (.659). The Knicks surpassed the 50-win plateau for the first time since 1999-2000 under Woodson, and notched the best home record in the East at 31-10 (.756).

Woodson and the Knicks are preparing to start their playoff run with Boston on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Madison Square Garden.