Why did the Celtics suspend coach Ime Udoka for a year?

The Boston coach, an NBA finalist in his first season in charge of the team, violated team rule protocol and they decided to punish him.

Ime Udokacoach of boston celticswas suspended for one year of the franchise after it was discovered hopefully maintains a consensual relationship with a female team staff member, which is prohibited by internal regulations.

“The Boston Celtics announced that the team has suspended head coach Ime Udoka for the 2022-2023 season for violating team rules. A decision on his future will be made at a later date. The suspension is effective immediately.”read the statement published by the franchise of Boston and published through its official media.

Celtics statement

The coach, who entered into an intimate and consensual relationship with a staff member, apologized in a statement: “I want to apologize to our players, the fans, the entire Celtics organization and my family for letting them down. I’m sorry I put the team in this difficult situation, and I accept the team’s decision. Out of respect for all involved, I will make no further comments.”

The team will be in charge assistant coach Joe Mazzulla, 34 years old. After the departure of Will Hardynow coach of the Utah Jazz, the young Mazzulla will have the opportunity to face an NBA season as Head Coach after his training in various NCAA Div. II teams.

Cover Photo: Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Want to win a trip to Qatar?

🤩 Take part in the draw and don’t miss the chance to support the National Team in their debut against Saudi Arabia. TyC Sports will take you to the World Cup.✈️

Source: Tycsports

Related articles



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share article

Latest articles


Subscribe to stay updated.