Celtics Have Officially Named Joe Mazzulla Head Coach

The Boston Celtics have officially named Joe Mazzulla the head coach after leading the Celtics to an NBA best 42 and 17 record in the first half of the season. The team announced on Thursday that Mazzulla has officially replaced Ime Udoka.

As he has shown, Joe is a very talented coach and leader,” said Brad Stevens, president of basketball operations, in a statement. “He has a unique ability to galvanize a room around a mission. We are thankful for the work he has done to help get us to this point, and excited he has agreed to lead us into the future.”

The Celtics and Mazzulla signed a multi-year deal, but the terms weren’t disclosed.