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Boston Celtics Suspend Head Coach Ime Udoka for 2022-23 Season

Implications for the Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics are expected to be one of the major contenders for the 2022-23 NBA Championship.

The team that lost to the Golden State Warriors in last season’s NBA Finals will be without its head coach for the entire upcoming season.

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP - Udoka, who guided the Boston Celtics to last season's NBA Finals, will likely be suspended for the entire 2022-23 season for team conduct violations, according to multiple reports on September 22, 2022. The 45-year-old Nigerian-American had a consensual relationship with a female member of the Celtics staff that broke the organization's guidelines and code of conduct, ESPN and The Athletic reported, citing unnamed sources. (Photo by Maddie Meyer / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

The team announced Thursday night that Ime Udoka is suspended for the 2022-23 season.

The team cited violations of team policies in its announcement. Multiple reports said Udoka had an intimate relationship with a female member of the franchise’s staff. Additionally, to check out more specific information about the NBA props available for the Heat vs Knicks matchup.

This would have been Udoka’s second season as head coach in Boston. Assistant coach Joe Mazzulla is expected to be the interim head coach.

Per ESPN.com:

In his first season as coach, Udoka oversaw a remarkable turnaround in Boston, one that saw the Celtics go from being under .500 in late January to closing the season with a 28-7 record over their final 35 games. They then authored an impressive run through the Eastern Conference playoffs, advancing to the NBA Finals for the first time in 12 years.

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