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About RazzandJazzSports

The Razz and Jazz Sports Blog was created by Marc "Razz" Rasbury and Derrel "Jazz" Johnson to create fresh opinions on New York Sports and beyond from two credentialed members of the media.

Mike Woodson Fired by New York Knicks

The New York Knicks have fired Mike Woodson this morning.  Below is the official statement released by the team.

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Brooklyn Nets Prepare for Playoffs by Derrel Jazz Johnson

The Brooklyn Nets are securely in the 2014 NBA Playoffs, which begins on Tuesday, so despite the elimination of the New York Knicks from playoff contention, there will still be meaningful playoff basketball here in New York at Barclays Center. … Continue reading

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(Video) Peyton Siva of Detroit Pistons & Louisville Talks Religion, Rookie Season and More

Detroit Pistons rookie and NCAA Champion of the Louisville Cardinals Peyton Siva talks about supporting his former coach Rick Pitino at the NIT Final, the impact of his faith on his life, winning a national championship, his rookie season with … Continue reading

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(Video) Manny Pacquiáo vs Timothy Bradley Predictions from John Wallace of Syracuse and Knicks

After discussing the latest issues with the New York Knicks, former Syracuse great and New York Knicks player John Wallace makes predictions on some upcoming fights, including Manny Pacquiáo vs Timothy Bradley which takes place tomorrow in Las Vegas. Check … Continue reading

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(Video) Kevin Ollie and Shabazz Napier Lead UConn to NCAA Championship by Derrel Jazz Johnson

No one had the University of Connecticut Huskies winning it all. I had them losing to Villanova in the second round. They needed overtime to get out of the second round against Saint Joseph’s in their first game. Then they … Continue reading

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Knicks Worst-Case Scenario Could Mean Cruel Summer by Derrel Jazz Johnson

When the 2013-2014 NBA Season began, New York Knicks fans were hopeful. After a 54-28 season that saw then win the Atlantic Division a year ago, fans of the team had a reason to be optimistic. With the addition of … Continue reading

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New York Knicks Playoffs Update

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(Video) Rick Pitino Talks About His Son Richard, Relationships with Billy Donovan and Peyton Siva and More

Louisville Cardinals Basketball head coach Rick Pitino talks about watching his son Richard Pitino coaching in the NIT Final, his relationships with NCAA champion and NBA rookie Peyton Siva, Florida Head Coach Billy Donovan and more at Madison Square Garden … Continue reading

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(Video) City Councilman Jumaane D Williams Discusses Phil Jackson Hiring and Current Initiatives

City Councilman Jumaane D. Williams of Brooklyn discusses the hiring of Phil Jackson as President of the New York Knicks after the press conference to announce the move, his focus on the arts and more with Derrel Jazz Johnson of … Continue reading

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(Video) Ryan Boatright Talks Advancing to Final Four, Playing with Shabazz Napier and More

University of Connecticut guard Ryan Boatright discusses the impact of UConn head coach Kevin Ollie, his relationship with Shabazz Napier, more after their win over Michigan State at Madison Square Garden to advance to the Final Four with Derrel Jazz … Continue reading

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