- If you watch Basketball matches, then Ime Udoka is no unfamiliar faces. He is a Nigerian-American former basketball player and currently serving as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA. Throughout his playing career, he has also represented the Nigerian national basketball team.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Dating, Girlfriend, and Affair
- Parents, Family, and Siblings
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
If you watch Basketball matches, then Ime Udoka is no unfamiliar faces. He is a Nigerian-American former basketball player and currently serving as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA. Throughout his playing career, he has also represented the Nigerian national basketball team.
Ime Udoka was born in Portland, Oregon, in 1977. He celebrates his birthday on August 9, which makes his zodiac sign Leo. He also possesses the nationality of American and Nigerian-American ethnicity.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Ime began his basketball journey by playing as a small forward in Jefferson High School and the University of San Francisco. He even starred for Vikings and got transferred to Portland State University.
Eventually, his basketball profession began after getting drafted with 39th overall pick in the 2002 NBDL Draft for Charleston Lowgators. On the 14th of January 2004, Ime was called up to play with Los Angeles Lakers but later got waived. Then in 2005, NBDL Draft, he got drafted in 3rd overall by Fort Worth Flyers.
During his playing career, Ime played for the team like Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, and Sacramento Kings. But his last team was UCAM Murcia in 2012.
Afterward, Ime started working as an assistant coach at the San Antonio Spurs in 2012 to 2019. In 2010, he joined the Philadelphia 76ers team as an assistant coach.
As of 2020, Ime Udoka’s net worth estimate at $3.9 million.
Dating, Girlfriend, and Affair
Ime is in a romantic relationship with his life partner, Nia Talita Long. The lovebird began dating back in 2010, and since then, they have been spotted together in numerous functions and events. Back in May 2015, the couple got engaged in a private engagement ceremony where only their close friends and families were invited.
According to PEOPLE, Nia was spotted wearing Long’s mega-carat ring looks to be pear-shaped on a diamond band. She even sported a fresh ‘check-out-my-engagement-ring’ for the big reveal.
Furthermore, Nia and Ime are blessed with a son named Kez in November 2011.
Parents, Family, and Siblings
Ime was born in the Udoka family and possessed a mixed ethnicity. His father was a Akwa Ibom descent, making him qualified for Nigerian citizenship. His father had also played from the Nigerian national team at the 2006 FIBA World Championships. At the same time, his mother was an American who died in late 2011. Ime was also raised with an older sister named Mfon.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
The former NBA player, Ime, has a tall height of 6 feet 7 inches and weighs around 98kgs. He has black hair with black eyes color.