Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka entered isolation 10 days ago and hopes to return to the team for the first day of training camp on Tuesday.
The new Celtics’ head coach contracted COVID-19 and was tested positive 10 days ago entering isolation. He is asymptomatic and he received the vaccine.
(via Celtics Blog):
“I’m feeling normal,” Udoka said. “As normal as I can … hoping to get back tomorrow. In general, it’s been a little bit of a whirlwind summer being gone a lot, obviously to the Olympics for a while and then this happening within the last 10 or so days.
“Really relied on the staff and our previous relationship to hit the ground running … reached out to the guys individually, one-on-one, and let them know the situation and looking forward to starting tomorrow. I think it’ll be a seamless transition.”
Once Udoka is back, he will have a healthy array of players to work with including Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Al Horford, and Dennis Schroder.