Nia Long makes statement after Ime Udoka suspension

Nia Long makes statement after Ime Udoka suspension

Nia Lengthy makes assertion after Ime Udoka suspension

Celtics coach Ime Udoka was suspended by the group for the 2022-23 season on Thursday evening for violating franchise guidelines. Udoka was sacked following stories of him partaking in an “inappropriate” consensual relationship with a feminine member of the social gathering employees.

Celtics governor Wyc Grousbeck and group president Brad Stevens spoke to reporters Friday to debate their choice. Whereas particulars haven’t been launched because of privateness considerations for all concerned, Grasbeck has not wavered from his perception that the size of the suspension was justified.

“It felt proper, however there have been no clear pointers for any of it,” Grasbeck mentioned. “It is actually a acutely aware, intestine feeling, and having been right here for 20 years, I am finally accountable for the choice.”

Actress Nia Lengthy, Udoka’s longtime associate, emailed an announcement to the Boston Globe on Friday, acknowledging assist and asking for privateness.

“The love and assist of household, mates and neighborhood throughout this troublesome time means loads to me,” Lengthy mentioned. “I would like my privateness to be revered as I course of the latest occasions, above all, I’ll proceed to concentrate on being a mom and my youngsters,” Lengthy added.

Lengthy and Udoka first met in early 2010 and have a son collectively, born in ’11. The couple has been engaged since ’15.