SportsCenter 5 Source: '99% certain' Celtics Coach Ime Udoka will be suspended for season

SportsCenter 5 Source: ‘99% certain’ Celtics Coach Ime Udoka will be suspended for season

Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka will be suspended for the 2022-2023 season for violating team rules, sources told SportsCenter 5’s Duke Castiglione. SportsCenter 5 has confirmed through a league source that it’s “99% certain that Udoka will be suspended for the season” and that Rhode Island native and current assistant coach Joe Mazzulla will take over as interim head coach. Earlier, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Udoka is “likely facing a suspension for the entire 2022-2023 season” for his role in a consensual relationship with a female staff member. A formal announcement was expected Thursday. According to ESPN, the relationship was considered a violation of the organization’s guidelines. In his first season as head coach of the Celtics, Udoka led the team to their first NBA finals in 12 years.

Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka will be suspended for the 2022-2023 season for violating team rules, sources told SportsCenter 5’s Duke Castiglione.

SportsCenter 5 has confirmed through a league source that it’s “99% certain that Udoka will be suspended for the season” and that Rhode Island native and current assistant coach Joe Mazzulla will take over as interim head coach.

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Earlier, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Udoka is “likely facing a suspension for the entire 2022-2023 season” for his role in a consensual relationship with a female staff member.

A formal announcement was expected on Thursday.

According to ESPN, the relationship was considered a violation of the organization’s guidelines.

In his first season as head coach of the Celtics, Udoka led the team to their first NBA finals in 12 years.

This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.

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