A candidate to function the Boston Celtics’ interim coach whereas Ime Udoka is suspended has been revealed.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a bombshell report on Wednesday evening. He stated that Udoka was facing a suspension for violating Celtics organizational tips.
Woj later appeared on “SportsCenter” to debate the matter and implied that Udoka will seemingly be suspended to begin the season. Woj famous that the Celtics misplaced prime assistant coach Will Hardy to the Utah Jazz. He additionally stated that present Celtics assistant Joe Mazzulla might be subsequent up for any time Udoka is out.
“Joe Mazzulla moved up on the Celtics’ bench … definitely suppose that’s a reputation that might be a risk to develop into primarily Ime’s change for so long as he’s out with the suspension,” Woj said.
Mazzulla’s identify must be acquainted for individuals who comply with faculty basketball. The 34-year-old performed faculty ball at West Virginia. He was a part of their group that upset Duke in 2008 and that made the Last 4 run in 2010.
Mazzulla was employed by the Celtics in 2019. Udoka was employed by Boston final 12 months and led them to the NBA Finals in his first season.