Ime Udoka is back in the league months after it looked like his career was over.
Just two months ago, Udoka was fired by the Celtics after he reportedly had an inappropriate relationship with a staffer.
Breaking: The Celtics have suspended head coach Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-23 season, the team announced. pic.twitter.com/Ize4aVx8IE
— ESPN (@espn) September 23, 2022
The woman who had a relationship with Ime Udoka recently accused him of making unwanted comments toward her, leading the team to launch internal interviews, sources tell @ShamsCharania.
Inside the decision to suspend him for the entire season ⤵️ https://t.co/PGJ9rq0XW3
— The Athletic (@TheAthletic) September 23, 2022
On Tuesday, the Brooklyn Nets fired their head coach Steve Nash and hired Udoka.
The Brooklyn Nets plan to hire Ime Udoka as their new head coach, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Boston granted the Nets permission to speak to Udoka and will allow him to leave freely, sources said. https://t.co/lFeHY8hUiS
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 1, 2022
Fans were stunned the Nets would hire Udoka months after his scandal.
It hasn't even been 5 weeks since he was suspended. https://t.co/zHfw41xeOg
— Nick Angstadt (@NickVanExit) November 1, 2022
There are no morals in sports anymore. We get another example every week in every league. The business is the only thing that matters. Anyone who will actually help you win will be employed. https://t.co/J4aqvSSJ50
— Kevin Sweeney (@CBB_Central) November 1, 2022
The Nets are an absolute embarrassment to the NBA. https://t.co/3qo1PvKatP
— Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) November 1, 2022