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Ime Udoka Apologizes After Being Suspended as Boston Celtics Coach

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of his NBA suspension. The Boston Celtics Coach is apologizing after allegations surfaced in which he was accused of engaging in a consensual relationship with a female member of the team's staff.

A relationship with the unnamed staff member is reportedly against the franchise's code of conduct.The 45-year-old has been suspended from the NBA for the entire 2022-2023 season. «I want to apologize to our players, fans, the entire Celtics organization, and my family for letting them down,» he said in a statement shared by ESPN's host Malika Andrews. «I am sorry for putting the team in this difficult situation, and I accept the team's decision.

Out of respect for everyone involved, I will have no further comment.» The Celtics start their upcoming season on Oct.18 against the Philadelphia 76ers at the TD Garden in Boston, with their first pre-season game kicking off Sept.

30.Udoka took over as the team's head coach ahead of the 2021-22 NBA season and coached the Celtics to their first NBA Finals appearance since 2010, where they lost 4-2 to the Golden State Warriors.

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