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Celtics coach will miss the season

Udoka was suspended for having violated the rules of the franchise

Coach Ime Udoka was suspended for the entire 2022/23 season for violating Boston's franchise rules.

The team managers took action on the matter, the coach had had an intimate relationship with a female staff that works with the Celtics.

Udoka apologizes

Before the decision of the organization, Udoka apologized to players and other close people.

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"I want to apologize to our players, the fans, the entire Celtics organization and my family for letting them down," Udoka, 45, said in a statement released by ESPN. 

"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 not comment further," he said.

Boston is emerging as one of the best quintets in the competition under Udoka, now the possibility of the runners-up repeating in next year's final is in doubt.

What is clear is that the coaching staff remains, so far no changes have been made.

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