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Celtics: Udoka suspended for 'multiple' policy violations

Sep. 23, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The reigning Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics suspended coach Ime Udoka after a months-long investigation by an outside law firm that found multiple violations of team policies but did not point to a larger cultural problem of sexual misconduct, owner Wyc Grousbeck said...

Celtics’ Williams out 8-12 weeks after latest knee surgery

Sep. 23, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics center Robert Williams III is expected to miss at least two months after undergoing surgery Friday on the left knee that caused him to miss time during Boston's NBA Finals run last season. The team said the arthroscopic procedure to remove loose bodies and...

Celtics suspend coach Ime Udoka for 2022-23 season

Sep. 22, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have suspended Ime Udoka for a full year, banning the coach who led them to the NBA Finals last spring for the entire 2022-23 season over what two people with knowledge of the matter said was an improper relationship with a member of the organization. ...

Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka has been suspended for the 2022-23 season for violating team policies

Sep. 22, 2022 21:27 PM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka has been suspended for the 2022-23 season for violating team policies.

Celtics add No. 6 in parquet paint to honor Bill Russell

Sep. 19, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have painted Bill Russell's No. 6 in the free throw lanes of their parquet floor as part of a season-long tribute planned for the Hall of Famer, who died this summer. “The team has added the number 6 to both lanes to pay homage to Bill...

Dennis Schröder returning to Lakers with 1-year deal

Sep. 16, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Point guard Dennis Schröder is returning for a second stint with the Los Angeles Lakers. Schröder's agency, Priority Sports, announced the deal on social media Friday. Schröder confirmed it with an Instagram post. The German guard spent...

Man convicted in killing of ex-Texas Tech basketball star

Sep. 16, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A jury convicted a 25-year-old man of capital murder Friday in the killing of former Texas Tech basketball star Andre Emmett, who had brief stints with the Memphis Grizzlies and New Jersey Nets after college. The Dallas County jury deliberated about four hours before...

Basketball Hall of Fame set to welcome 13 new enshrinees

Sep. 09, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

George Karl lost 19 of his first 21 games as an NBA coach. Tim Hardaway spent hours dribbling alone in an unfinished basement when it was too cold to go outside in his native Chicago. Theresa Grentz’s family lost all its belongings in a 1970 house fire, leaving her with only the yellow pajamas...

AP source: Backup C Montrezl Harrell, 76ers agree to deal

Sep. 06, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

The Philadelphia 76ers have some backup big man help for Joel Embiid. The Sixers have agreed to a two-year contract with free agent center Montrezl Harrell in a move that will reunite him with coach Doc Rivers, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person...

Boston Celtics say F Gallinari has torn knee ligament

Sep. 02, 2022 14:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics said Friday that Danilo Gallinari tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while playing for Italy during a FIBA World Cup qualifier against Georgia last month. Gallinari tore the same ligament in 2013. The Celtics didn’t provide a...