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Nia Long, Guy Fieri among many celebs at TD Garden for Game 3

The stars are out at TD Garden for Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors. A number of celebrities are in attendance for the first Finals game in Boston since 2010. Among them is rapper Nelly, who's taking the stage at halftime, and NBC's The Voice finalist Michelle Brooks-Thompson, who's performing the National Anthem.
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Nia Long and Ime Udoka's Relationship Timeline

All roads lead back to Boston — at least, for Nia Long and Ime Udoka they do. The Fatal Affair actress and the former professional basketball player first met in Boston back in 2010, after work brought them both there by chance. They were introduced by a mutual friend, and from that point on, the couple was inseparable — despite Udoka's NBA coaching jobs taking him to cities like San Antonio, Philadelphia and Brooklyn, and Long's acting career having her film all over the country.
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Nia Long Is Still Everyone’s Ideal Black Dream Girl

There’s no argument that celebrated actress Nia Long is always a welcomed topic of discussion. However, her rank went up a few extra points this past Memorial Day when she began trending on social media shortly after a big Game 7 win in the Eastern Conference Finals for her fiancé, Celtics head coach Ime Udoka.
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Nia Long celebrates as fiancé Ime Udoka, Celtics advance to NBA Finals

A “speechless” Nia Long celebrated fiancé Ime Udoka on Monday, one day after he coached the Celtics to a 2022 NBA Finals berth. In a message posted on Instagram, the 51-year-old actress penned a sweet note to Udoka, who is in his first year with the team. “Speechless…. patience and purpose,” Long captioned the post, adding the hashtags “Ime Udoka” and “Blessed and Grateful.” Long also posted a video of herself excitedly jumping up and down after the Celtics’ Game 7 win over the Heat on Sunday in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics will now kick off the NBA Finals on Thursday...
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Nia Long, Paul Pierce lead reaction to Celtics' clinching spot in Finals

The Boston Celtics (fittingly) didn't make it easy, but after a dozen years, the team is headed back to the NBA Finals. Naturally, social media was abuzz with reactions to Boston's 100-96 win over the Miami Heat in Game 7 on South Beach on Sunday, from the coach's fiancée to franchise icons and beyond.
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Nia Long, numerous Patriots highlight attendees at TD Garden for Game 4

Fans in attendance at TD Garden for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals got to witness a historically poor start from the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. Among those present as the Boston Celtics attempted to even the series at 2-2 with the Miami Heat include numerous members of the New England Patriots, the ​fiancée of Boston head coach Ime Udoka, as well as a few players from a potential future Eastern Conference rival.
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Celtics fans go wild after finding out Ime Udoka is engaged to Nia Long

The actress was in attendance at TD Garden for Boston’s Game 4 matchup with the Miami Heat. NBA fans went wild after only just finding out Ime Udoka is engaged to Nia Long. The Boston Celtics just evened up their Eastern Conference Finals matchup with the Miami Heat. The Celtics were 2-1 down heading into Game 4 but were able to win the game, 102-82.
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Aunjanue Ellis, Nia Long, Quinta Brunson & Chanté Adams Honored At ‘Black Women in Hollywood’ Gala

Often times, it takes far too long for talented Black women in Hollywood to get their flowers. Fortunately, Essence Magazine is helping lead the way in honoring Black women who are blazing a path of their own in the world film and television. Not long before the industry’s biggest stars gather into the Dolby Theater, Essence Magazine put together its annual “Black Women In Hollywood” gala. This year, honorees included Quinta Brunson, Aunjanue Ellis, Nia Long and Chanté Adams. Stars like Will Smith, Donald Glover and Serena Williams were also in attendance. The event’s program was headlined by remarks from Ellis, who is nominated for her first Academy Award this evening.
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