Malika Andrews wrongfully catching barbs amid Ime Udoka drama

Malika Andrews called into First Take to talk to Stephen A. Smith about his commentsScreenshot: ESPN Across political, cultural, and geographic lines, most people will agree that changes to this thing, which in English we call humanity, are necessary, and also likely to never happen. Our natural instinct is to judge quickly, taking into account … Read more

Reports: Several teams are putting efforts to interpret the full explanation for Ime Udoka’s suspension foreseeing his possible coaching chances in their organizations

Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka is the hottest topic in the NBA right now. While it seems like the situation in Boston has died down since he was suspended, it looks like Udoka will have to face another hurdle. Two weeks ago, reports came in about the possibility of Udoka facing disciplinary action from … Read more

NBA analyst describes the ‘locked-in’ psyche of great players

Throughout NBA history, there have been countless players who displayed an almost obsessive level of competitiveness. Two of the main examples being Michael Jordan and the late great Kobe Bryant. When they stepped on the floor, nothing was off the table in their pursuit of victory. Some may have felt this level of focus and … Read more

Celtics, Suns players shouldn’t have to answer for Udoka, Sarver

Jaylen Brown (left) and Marcus SmartPhoto: AP The question askers were there. The question answerers were not. All 30 teams participated in Monday’s NBA Media Day, but the national spotlight was only on two franchises. Better yet, two men: Suspended Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka and “current” Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver. “It’s a lot … Read more

‘Do better,’ Celtics fans angry that coach Ime Udoka could ruin upcoming season

BOSTON – Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka has been suspended by the team for the 2022-23 season for violations of team policies. Fans WBZ spoke with Thursday night are mad that Udoka’s mistakes could take the Celtics down from the top of their game. “You should’ve known better. What’s wrong with you, like do … Read more

Report: Woman who had relationship with Celtics coach Ime Udoka accused him of making unwanted comments

BOSTON – A new report about the relationship that led the Boston Celtics to suspend head coach Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-2023 season may explain why the punishment is so severe. The Celtics announced Thursday night that Udoka had been suspended for violations of team policies. There is no guarantee that he will return … Read more

Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka facing year-long suspension

Boston Celtics coach Ime UdokaImage: Getty Images Updated on Sept. 22 at 10:05 p.m.: Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka has been suspended for the entire 2022-23 season for having what has been reported to be a consensual relationship with a team staffer, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news … Read more

Jeremy Lin the subject of new documentary on his 15 minutes of fame

Jeremy Lin is the subject of a new HBO documentaryImage: Getty Images The NBA lockout season of 2011-12 was really 11 years ago. Remember the LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant flag football game and the barnstorming tour the NBA stars went on playing in various gyms around the country? (I’m still upset that I missed … Read more

NBA reporter Shams Charania cleaned up after Woj got clumsy

The cloak-and-dagger reports surrounding Celtics’ coach Ime Udoka have not been journalism’s finest moments.Image: Getty Images Around 10:30 p.m. EST, Wednesday night, ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski dropped his first Woj Bomb of the new season. It was a dud upon impact. His vague tweet referencing Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka’s impending suspension — for … Read more

Will Celtics’ Robert Williams III career be shortened by injury?

RWIIIPhoto: Getty Images I hope Robert Williams III believes that it was worth it. I truly hope that he has no regrets about returning to the basketball court for the Boston Celtics, four weeks after meniscus surgery. Yes, it was the playoffs and the Celtics were the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference. The … Read more