Social media is throwing support behind Nia Long as rumors trail her longtime partner and Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka had an ‘improper intimate relationship’ with a staffer for the Celtics.
Udoka, the head coach of Boston Celtics was suspended for having a romance with a Celtics staffer. The suspension from the team is for one year.
Long who spoke to TMZ on Friday said, “The outpouring of love and support from family, friends and the community during this difficult time means so much to me.
“I ask that my privacy be respected as I process the recent events. Above all, I am a mother and will continue to focus on my children.”
Udoka and Long have been in a relationship since 2010. The two share a 10-year-old son, Kez Sunday, and confirmed their engagement in May 2015.