WATCH: How can Ime Udoka win Coach of the Year in his debut for the Boston Celtics?
Primed with two bona fide NBA All-Star wings, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum, and an up-and-coming big man who gives opposing teams fits on both ends of the ball, Robert Williams III, and any number of supporting cast members who could realistically have a breakout season, new Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka is poised for a blockbuster debut.
Even so, he is somehow ranked 12th in the league for 2021-22 Coach of the Year odds. What does the new Boston head coach need to do to get in the running as a serious contender for that particular piece of league hardware?
Join the hosts of the CLNS Media “A-List” podcast Kwani A. Lunis and A. Sherrod Blakely as they break down what Udoka would need to do to win the next league Coach of the Year award.
Watch the video embedded above to get their take on that particular race and the Portland native’s chances of winning it.