Could the Boston Celtics be better under Joe Mazzulla than Ime Udoka?


Among the biggest of the Boston Celtics’ concerns in the wake of the scandal that resulted in head coach Ime Udoka being suspended for the 2022-23 NBA season was whether untested interim head coach Joe Mazzulla would be up to coaching a loaded, NBA Finals-caliber roster.

If you were pondering whether the West Virginia alumnus might be a better head coach than Ime Udoka, you certainly were far from the majority. But after Boston’s statement win on opening night against the Philadelphia 76ers, that is a serious question being asked by the hosts of the popular ESPN show “Get Up,” at least in the sense of the team being a better ball club under his guidance.

Take a look at the clip embedded below to hear what they have to say about what would have sounded absurd just a few days ago and see if there is really a possibility that Mazzulla might have been the better coach all along.

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