Vegas bound, Anderson ready for early stage of NBA experience

SAN ANTONIO – For San Antonio Spurs rookie Kyle Anderson, he’s beginning the early stages of his NBA career Friday, as he’ll be participating in his first Summer League game in Las Vegas. Asked Wednesday about his early impressions of Anderson, Spurs Summer League head coach Ime Udoka used two traits that are described amongst […]
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

#ThrowbackThursday: Nia Long Shares Photos Of Spurs Parade

Actress Nia Long and Spurs assistant coach Ime Udoka have been since 2010-2011. The couple have a two-year-old son, Kez Sunday Udoka. With the Spurs winning an NBA title last week, Nia shared photos from the Game 5 victory and parade on her Instagram account. Happy #ThrowbackThursday.   photos via Instagram
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich goes off on ref and gets ejected

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was on fire last night during Spurs vs. Trail Blazers. Pop was ejected in the third quarter after he went off on ref, Mark Ayotte. Pop was so crunk, he had to be physically restrained by his assistant coach, Ime Udoka – shout out to Nia Long’s Boo for keeping a cool head.   The plus side, the Spurs went on a 23-12 run following Pop’s ejection...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Nia Long & Spurs Assistant coach Ime Udoka breaking up?

Could Spurs assistant coach Ime Udoka and girlfriend, actress Nia Long be going through a break up? Per Terez Owens, the couple has split and Ime has moved on with a new boo.. San Antonio Spurs Assistant Coach Ime Udoka is no longer seeing actress Nia Long according to our source. The Spurs assistant coach can now seen with Alicia Deforest on his arm. She’s been going back and...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockets’ Casspi happy for Spurs’ assistant Udoka, discuses past & present

AT&T CENTER – Back in the 2009-2010 NBA season, current San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ime Udoka and Houston Rockets forward Omri Casspi were teammates together on the Sacramento Kings. For Casspi, he was an NBA rookie at 21 years of age. Udoka was a veteran at 32 years old. Fast forward to Thursday evening at the AT&T Center where the Rockets had just defeated the...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

As training camp closes, Spurs look to adjust to new faces on the sidelines

SAN ANTONIO - While the San Antonio Spurs have had several new faces in camp this week, some of them were on the sidelines as the Spurs closed out training camp at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs today. With the loss of Mike Budenholzer and Brett Brown this summer, the Spurs brought in Jim Boylen. Also, while no stranger to the Spurs, Sean Marks will now be patrolling...
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Personal experience helping Ime Udoka guide Summer League Spurs

The Fargo-Morehead Beez, Independiente, The North Charleston Lowgators, Adriondack Wildcats, Charleston Lowgators.  That's stops in the IBL, Argentina, D-League, USBL and back to the D-League if you were wondering.  Those are the places Spurs Assistant Coach Ime Udoka made before even getting a shot in the NBA.  And that was only the first four years of his journey.  After...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Nando De Colo leads balanced attack as Spurs bounce back vs. Hawks

LAS VEGAS -- After one so-so game and one bad game, Nando De Colo broke out, helping guide the San Antonio Spurs to a 96-87 victory over the Atlanta Hawks, Monday night.  De Colo and Aron Baynes each had 19 points to lead a very balanced scoring attack which saw four Spurs in double figures. De Colo came out aggressive as his eight first quarter points kept the Spurs from falling...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs' Aron Baynes doing work on defense at Summer League

LAS VEGAS -- Normally, Summer League is a little man's game.  Point guards often times are MVP when the 10 day circuit is over and these days the teams aren't even using two traditional big men at the same time.  The Spurs-Raptors game featured Jonas Valanciunas, the fifth pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.  Valanciunas is probably the biggest guy at Summer League one of the...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs have high expecations for themselves, even in Summer League

LAS VEGAS -- The San Antonio Spurs fell to the Toronto Raptors Sunday night, 82-76.  It may not sound like a big deal, because it's one loss after all, it's only Summer League.  And while "it's only Summer League" is a well used phrase when grading the merits of a certain player, that phrase doesn't apply to the attitude players and coaches have when it...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Joseph, De Colo, Thomas Summer League Observation vs. Bobcats

Before the San Antonio Spurs’ Summer League team departed for Las Vegas, Summer League coach Ime Udoka had this to say on Wednesday. “I’ve got orders to see what certain guys can do at certain positions.” “Obviously we’ve got some guys we want to take a look at,” continued Udoka Wednesday, “see them in different roles, in different aspects.” Friday in...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Who Has to Impress at Summer League? Active Spurs

As the Las Vegas leg of the 2013 NBA Summer League inches closer we look at a roster full of talented young men, some who have played in the NBA and some who have not, and we ask ourselves again, “Who needs to prove themselves the most?”   Of course every player participating in the Summer League is hoping for a chance to play in the NBA, and more so for the San Antonio...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Joseph, De Colo, & Baynes to have increased opportunities at Summer League

As the San Antonio Spurs Summer League team prepares to play in Las Vegas from July 12-22, there will be opportunities for some young veteran Spurs players to showcase some different aspects of their games that they usually don’t have time to do during the regular season. Three such players are Cory Joseph, Nando De Colo, and Aron Baynes. Summer League head coach Ime Udoka...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Nia Long talks “House of Lies” & relationship with Spurs assistant coach Ime Udoka

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach, Ime Udoka is living the dream. After spending a few years in the NBA, Udoka made the transition to the other side of the bench in a coaching role with his old team. Udoka also happens to be in a relationship with actress Nia Long. A woman who is absolutely several jocks celebrity upgrade dream girl. Even at 41 years old. Nia recently appeared...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs waive Powell, pick up options on Leonard, Joseph and defeat Wizards in one night

  The night ended with San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich commenting on assistant coach Ime Udoka’s shoes, Spurs’ Stephen Jackson informing the media of his dinner plans, the team releasing forward Josh Powell, the team picking up options on Kawhi Leonard and Cory Joseph; and Danny Green discussing how the Spurs are preparing for the opening season next week. ...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Spur Udoka recalls journey to becoming assistant coach

Former San Antonio Spurs player Ime Udoka will be back in the silver and black this coming season, though he won’t be dawning the typical Spurs jersey fans are accustomed to seeing him wear. Instead he’ll most likely be wearing a Spurs polo or some sort of business suit. In an entertaining piece by Ken Rodriguez for, Rodriguez explains how Udoka made the decision...
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September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ime Udoka Hired By Spurs As Assistant Coach

Ime Udoka has been added to the San Antonio Spurs' coaching staff for the 12-13 season.
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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Spur Udoka added to coaching staff

The San Antonio Spurs seem to have shifted their attention from free agents to their own personnel after losing coaches Don Newman and Jacque Vaughn, and Assistant GM Dennis Lindsey this offseason. While they were busy trying to fill the latter with a meeting with Scott Layden last night, the Spurs have just announced the hiring of former Spur Ime Udoka, who will hang up his...
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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Ex-Spur Udoka praises 'Big 3,' picks Spurs to win championship

Former San Antonio Spurs player Ime Udoka spent close to three seasons in black and silver (2007-2009, 20 games in the 2010-2011 season) but it seems he still has nothing but praise for his former teammates Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili and his former coach Gregg Popovich. In the video below, Udoka speaks on the secret to Popovich's success as an NBA coach, calls...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Udoka Hopes To Get Into Coaching

Ime Udoka hopes to get into coaching after his playing career comes to a close.
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April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Ime Udoka & Nia Long’s Son Kez Sunday Udoka Makes His Photo Debut

NBA player Ime Udoka is currently without an NBA team. Udoka was in camp with the New Jersey Nets but was cut prior to the start of the  season. Not sure what he’s doing as far as basketball but his girlfriend, actress Nia Long and their newest addition; a 2-month-old son Kez Sunday Udoka were spotted out [...]
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January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

This Day in Laker History: January 1st

Now with basketball back in action, Laker Nation has decided to continue to take you back through Laker history to recap important games, record-breaking performances and memorable news from the past 64 years of the franchise.JANUARY 1, 2010 SACRAMENTO KINGS 108 – LA LAKERS 109 BRYANT STEALS ANOTHER FROM KINGS AS THREE AT BUZZER LIFTS LAKERSLet’s set the scene: To be honest,...
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January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Nets finalize roster by waiving Ime Udoka, keeping Linwood native Dennis Horner

Horner, a 6-foot-9 power forward, played in the NBDL last season.
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

NETS Waive Ime Udoka

The New Jersey Nets have requested waivers on forward Ime Udoka, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Udoka, who signed with the Nets on Dec. 15, played in two preseason games, averaging 2.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in 11.0 minutes per game.
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

New Jersey Nets waive forward Ime Udoka

The New Jersey Nets have requested waivers on forward Ime Udoka, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Udoka, who signed with the Nets on December 15, played in two preseason games, averaging 2.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in 11.0 minutes per game.
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December 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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