Report: Mazzulla Likely to Coach Celtics If Udoka Is Suspended

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By Joseph Salvador The Boston coach could reportedly miss the entire 2022–23 season for having a consensual relationship with a staffer. ESPN reported that Ime Udoka will likely be suspended for the 2022–23 season for a having a consensual relationship with a woman on the Celtics staff and now it appears one of his assistants will have to step up into his role. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, assistant Joe Mazzulla is likely to become Boston’s interim coach for the season. Mazzulla has never held a head-coaching job in the NBA before, but he had stints as an assistant at Glenville Stat…

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