Ime Udoka, head coach of the Boston Celtics, has been suspended for the entire NBA season for violations of team policies, the organization announced Thursday night.
The team added that a decision on Udoka's future with the Celtics will be made at a later date. His suspension was effective immediately. According to ESPN, The Athletic and the Boston Globe, Udoka had a consensual relationship with a female member of the team's staff.
"I am sorry for putting the team in this difficult situation, and I accept the team's decision," Udoka said to ESPN in a statement in which he apologized to the players, fans, organization and his family.
CNN has reached out to the Celtics for further comment.
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