A run of 12 wins from 14 games has seen the Boston Celtics emerge as the big favorites to win the NBA title this season and, in doing so, end a barren run that has stretched for 15 years. The superb run of form is perhaps even more impressive when you consider it comes under…
11 May 2022
Former captain of the Nigerian national basketball team Ime Udoka finished fourth in NBA Coach of the Year voting, the world’s foremost basketball league announced Monday. The 44-year-old, who is in his first year as head coach of the Boston Celtics, received one first-place vote, five second-place votes and 26 third-place votes for 46 points…
17 Mar 2022
Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart said that he was not a "dirty player" after a collision Wednesday with Steph Curry that injured the Golden State Warriors star.
26 Oct 2021
Hollywood superstar Nia Long has disclosed that her fiancé and former Nigeria D’Tigers captain Ime Udoka was the epitome of calmness when he got the phone call confirming him as the head coach of the Boston Celtics. Perhaps more than any other team in the National Basketball Association, the Boston Celtics – 17-time champions of…
25 Oct 2021
Former captain of Nigeria’s national men’s basketball team Ime Udoka is happy to have finally secured his first win as a head coach in the National Basketball Association after leading the Boston Celtics to their maiden win of the on-going season. The Celtics, 17-time winners of the NBA championship, defeated the Rockets 107-97 on Sunday…
22 Oct 2021
Five Nigerian basketball stars are among 109 international players from 39 countries featuring in the National Basketball Association (NBA) opening rosters in the competition’s 75th anniversary season
29 Jun 2021
Nigeria’s Ime Udoka has been named the head coach of Boston Celtics, making him the 18th head coach of the organisation’s 75-year history, the club has announced.
28 Jun 2021
Former Nigeria basketball international Ime Udoka has been named as the new coach of the Boston Celtics in the NBA. The 43-year-old was recruited by the Celtics' outgoing head coach Brad Stevens, who has been promoted to the team's president of basketball operations to replace Danny Ainge. His appointment made him the first Nigerian-American to…