Ime Udoka Biography – Age, Career, Nia Long, Cheating Allegations and Net Worth


Ime Udoka Biography – Age, Career, Nia Long, Cheating Allegations and Net Worth

Ime Sunday Udoka is a Nigerian-American professional basketball coach and former player who is the head coach for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He represented the Nigeria national team during his playing career.


Udoka was born in Portland, Oregon on August 9, 1977. He attended Portland’s Jefferson High School. He is 45 years old.


In August 2012, Udoka joined the San Antonio Spurs as an assistant coach for Gregg Popovich. Udoka would win his first championship after the Spurs defeated the Miami Heat in the 2014 NBA Finals 4–1.

Udoka was also the key for LaMarcus Aldridge’s decision to join the Spurs in 2015. Both Udoka and Aldridge played together with the Trail Blazers during Aldridge’s rookie season


Udoka’s father was of Nigerian descent, which qualified the younger Udoka for Nigerian citizenship. His older sister, Mfon, played in the WNBA. His mother, who died in late 2011, was an American from Illinois.

Nia Long

In November 2011, Udoka’s then-girlfriend, Nia Long gave birth to their first child, Kez Sunday Udoka. The couple became engaged in May 2015

Cheating Allegations

Ime Udoka who is married to Hollywood star Nia Long is now in trouble for an affair with a female member of the Boston Celtics team staff, TSB News reports.

Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka is reportedly set to face serious disciplinary action for violating the franchise’s code of conduct as reported by Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Udoka is said to have had an improper, intimate and consensual relationship with a female member of the team staff according to Charania’s report.

The 45-year-old Nigerian has been married to Hollywood actress Nia Long since 2010 which makes his reported behaviour even more puzzling.

Net Worth

Ime Udoka has a networth of $11.5 million


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