Former Nigeria basketball player, Ime Udoka has made NBA history, as he becomes the new head coach of the Boston Celtics.
After working as an assistant coach for nine years with San Antonio Spurs, Philadelphia 76ers, and Brooklyn Nets, Udoka will take charge of the Celtics as the head coach.
The 43-year-old’s career highlight was winning the Jason Collier Sportsmanship Award as a player, and he was the assistant coach when Spurs won the NBA in 2014.
The former small forward was part of Nigeria’s D’Tigers team that won bronze medals at the two different African Championships. The 2005 edition in Algeria, and also the 2011 edition in Madagascar.