The team added that a decision on Udoka’s future with the Celtics will be made at a later date. His suspension took effect immediately.
According to ESPN, The Athletic and the Boston Globe, Aduka had a consensual relationship with a female member of the team’s staff.
“I apologize for putting the team in this difficult situation, and I accept the team’s decision,” Udoka said in a statement to ESPN in which he thanked the players, the fans, the organization and their families. Apologized.
CNN has reached out to the Celtics for further comment.
The Celtics open their season on Oct. 18 against the Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden in Boston. NBA training camps open next week with the first preseason games scheduled for a week from Friday.