Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka released a statement for the first time since news broke of his recently-confirmed suspension, acknowledging the situation without adding new details of note to an already-murky situation surrounding the unnamed violation of team policy that has been reported as a “consensual relationship” with a female employee of the team.
“I want to apologize to our players, fans, the entire Celtics organization, and my family for letting them down,” began Udoka in a tweet circulated by ESPN’s Malika Andrews. “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 have no further comment,” he added.
This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.
Update your settings here to see it.
The statement came moments after the team released a press release addressing the suspension of Udoka.
Check back soon and often for more details on this developing Celtics storyline.
Listen to the “Celtics Lab” podcast on:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3zBKQY6
What do the Boston Celtics need to do to secure the Eastern Conference’s top seed for 2022-23?
Can Jake Layman make the Boston Celtics’ 2022-23 roster?
Report: Udoka could be suspended for entire ’22-23 season
Shams: Udoka had ‘improper’ consensual relationship with female employee
Woj: Celtics head coach Ime Udoka to face possible suspension
Every player in Boston Celtics history who wore No. 17
Celtics seen as having no major starting lineup decisions to worry about for 2022-23
HoopsHype updates their top 75 all-time NBA player list for 2022, dropping several Boston Celtics
New CBS Sports NBA player ranking has seven Boston Celtics in top 100
Story originally appeared on Celtics Wire