Boston Celtics first-year coach Ime Udoka has breakthrough case of COVID-19

New Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka has a breakthrough case of COVID-19 and took part within the workforce’s media day on Monday by means of Zoom.

Celtics spokesman Christian Megliola stated Udoka, who’s vaccinated, was asymptomatic and within the final day of his 10-day quarantine. Udoka is predicted to be in individual with the workforce when coaching camp begins on Tuesday, Megliola stated.

Udoka, 43, was employed this summer season to switch Brad Stevens, who stepped down as coach in June to switch Danny Ainge working the franchise’s basketball operations. Udoka was an assistant with the Brooklyn Nets final season.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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