The super quick tall player, Ime Udoka’s fast paced game used to bring tremendous fear to the opponents. He has great contributions on each game he played and the team with whom he played surely won’t ever forget him. Ime Udoka career success includes winning NBA Championship for coaching San Antonio team.
Proficient basketball player, Ime Udoka is currently serving as an assistant coach in National Basketball Association for San Antonio Spurs demonstrating his enthusiasm for the game. The keen player, Ime Udoka career developed by playing for great teams like Fargo Moorhead Beez, Independiente, Adirondack Wildcats, San Antonio Spurs including the games at national levels Nigerian National Team, African Championship and FIBA World Championship.
Ime Udoka was born in 9 August, 1977 in Portland, Oregon in the United States of America. Ime belongs to nationality Nigerian-American and black ethnicity. His father, Vitalis Udoka, was born in Nigeria and belonged to Ibibio descent. Ime grew up with his sister, Mfon Udoka.
Ime attended Jefferson High School. Then, he joined the University of San Francisco in 1997. Ime Udoka career got a tiny support when he played as a small forward when in University of San Francisco. After a couple of years, he attended Portland State University for a year.
Ime has played for the Nigerian National Team in several tournaments. He also played for African Championship 2005, FIBA World Championship in 2006 and African Championship in 2011 for which the team won a bronze medal.
Apart from playing at national level, Ime has also played for other big teams. From the year 2000 to the year 2001, Ime Udoka played for a high ranked group called Fargo Moorhead Beez. Additionally, Ime has played for the Club Sportivo Independiente, Florida Flame and Charleston Lowgators. In the 2002, Charleston Lowgators recruited Ime. He played for a big team Adirondack Wildcats in 2003 while Los Angeles Lakers also offered Ime to play with them in 2004. Later in 2012, he played for UCAM Murcia in Spain. In the same year, Ime Udoka career halted as he announced his retirement as a professional basketball player.After few month, he joined San Antonio Spurs and began serving them as its junior coach. Ime’s outstanding performance for San Antonio makes place for him in the memory of the team; however, he is still serving the team as an assistant coach. For his excellent service, Ime has won the NBA Championship as an assistant coach; the award proves he makes an amazing coach.
Ime Udoka is not quite active in social networking sites meaning that he likes to share his private life with his fans. Be that as it may, it would have been awesome for him to utilize social sites as they keep players near their fans.
Ime Udoka career and personal life is both are impeccable. He has been dating his girlfriend and partner Nia Long since 2010. Nia Long is an actress who has acted in the TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and The Third Watch. The couple, however, has not married yet though they are quite happy together. Ime and Nia got engaged in 2015. The couple has a child, who by 2017 is 6 years old.
Fans of Ime do not only go crazy for his games, his amazing personality also adds to his followers list. Ime is a tall man with massive body. His height measures 6 feet 6 inches. Ime without doubt has maintained his body so well that he looks great shirtless. His body is a proof that he has spent several hours of workout. He weighs 215 lbs matching his height and therefore balancing his personality. As a player, he a huge amount of salary and his net worth is $11.5 Million.
Having a keen interest in basketball, Ime Udoka has made his remarkable place in the world of sports. Known for his massive body and fast pace game technique, Ime Udoka career has been fulfilling and something to take a huge pride upon.