Ime Udoka, who led the team to the last Finals against the Warriors, would have broken the internal code of the franchise.
Scan it in the NBA. Los Boston Celticscurrent runners-up in the competition after losing the Finales against the Golden State Warriorsthey have decided to suspend their coach for an entire season, Making Udokafor having had relations with a female staff of the franchise.
According to the organization of Massachusettssaid “consensual” relationship is considered a violation of its internal code, which prohibits any sentimental relationship between two workers, as reported by ESPN.
Udoka, architect of the Celtics’ first presence in the Finals since 2010would not be fired, but would be removed from his duties until next June and an assistant, surely Joe Mazzullawill take on the job of interim coach.
The signing of Udoka (47 years old) in the summer 2021 It was a personal bet Brad Stevensformer ‘green’ coach and now President of Operations of the franchise. Udoka, who in his stage as a player came to wear the jerseys of Murcia and Gran Canaria in the ACB Leaguecame from being an assistant in the Spurslos Sixers and the Nets and he was facing his first opportunity as head coach of the franchise in Boston. He did not waste it and became the fifth coach in the last 25 years to reach the Finals in its first season as a team head coach.
The controversy also reaches Udoka’s familywhich for twelve years has maintained a relationship with the actriz Nia Long, who played the role of Lisa, girlfriend of Will Smith in the fiction of ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’. With her, Udoka has a child together.
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