NBA: Boston confirms suspension of coach Ime Udoka for the entire 2022/2023 season

What had already been announced hours ago has been confirmed tonight, with the suspension for the whole season 2022/2023 NBA head coach Boston Celtics, Making Udokawhen it was revealed that he held consensual relationship with a co-worker.

The 17-time champion franchise of the best basketball league in the world made the punishment for the strategist official through a statement on the team’s social networks, shared by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

The Boston Celtics announced today that the team has suspended head coach Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season for violations of team policies. A decision on his future with the Celtics beyond this season will be made at a later date. The suspension takes effect immediately”, the statement read.

publicly apologizes

For his part, the coach, who was about to enter his second year as head of the team, spoke with a short statement in which he apologized for the situation in which he was involved, and the negative attention towards the franchise.

“I want to apologize to our players, the fans, the entire Celtics organization and my family for letting you down. I am sorry for putting the team in this difficult situation, and I accept the team’s decision. Out of respect for all involved. I will not make any more comments”, were the words of Udoka, shared by Malika Andrews of ESPN.

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Last year, in his first as an NBA head coach after years as an assistant with the San Antonio Spurs, Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets, Udoka led the Celtics to the second-best record in the Eastern Conference with a record of 51 wins and 31 losses, reaching the Finals, where they lost to the Golden State Warriors in 6 games. It was the first Finals appearance for Boston in 12 years.

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