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Why did Celtics hire Ime Udoka as Coach?

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The Celtics have recently hired Brooklyn Nets assistant Ime Udoka as their new head coach to replace Brad Stevens, who coached the team from 2013 to 2021 and now moved into Boston's GM Role. Playing in the league as guard/forward just over ten years ago, to becoming an assistant with the Nets last season, San Antonio Spurs (from 2012-2019), and the Philadelphia 76ers (2019-2020), Udoka brings NBA experience to the Celtics locker room.

On this episode of Celtics Beat, San Antonio's News 4 journalist and Locked On Spurs Podcast Host, Jeff Garcia joins Adam Kaufman and Evan Valenti to give Celtics fans an inside look of what to expect from Udoka, based on his time with the Spurs.

Discussion points include:
0:00 Intro
1:32 What to like w/ new head coach Ime Udoka
17:34 What does Coach Udoka bring to the table?
22:48 What took so long?
28:52 What will Ime do to fill out the rest of the bench?

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