Add Ime Udoka’s former players to the list of those confused by the Nets’ seemingly imminent hire of the ex-Celtics coach.
Celtics guard Marcus Smart told the Boston Globe “it makes no sense” that the Nets are able to hire Udoka just six weeks after the Celtics suspended him for the entire season for an improper relationship with a subordinate.
“His name got slandered and slaughtered and it was, ‘He’ll probably never coach again,’” Smart told The Globe. “And a couple of months later, now he’s possibly going to be the coach of one of our biggest rivals?
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Simmons: We’ve had an honest chat | 01:18
“It’s tough. It makes no sense. But we can’t control that. We have to control what we can…