After leading the Atlanta Hawks to a 37-45 record, their first playoff berth in nine years and helping them stretch the top-seeded Boston Celtics to seven games in the first round, Mike Woodson was retained as the Hawks' head coach with a two-year extension offered to him by new general manager Rick Sund.
I'm no expert on the Hawks, by any means, but it seems like a positive move to me. They're definitely a team on the rise.
"It, uh... it was not supposed to be a fight to the death." "Trust me, they're better off now." "Yeah, you're probably right."
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1095847686541&call_pageid=968867503640&col=1053692575155 Kevin Willis signed with the Atlanta Hawks, rejoining the team he broke into the league with.