“I’ll never get to see Kobe again, in real life, forever," O'Neal said. "And I just should have called. He should have called. We both should have called."
The two-time NBA MVP exchanged words with an arena worker before sending a ladder to the floor after the Bucks' loss to Philadelphia on Friday.
Isaac Humphries, a former Atlanta Hawks center who's now with Melbourne United, said he was done hiding.
Reports had previously emerged that Udoka, the suspended head coach of the Boston Celtics, was expected to fill the role.
“We are deeply saddened and disappointed by the situation and its impact on everyone,” Nike said.
The NBA star “currently unfit to be associated” with the team after repeated refusals to apologize for a post praising an antisemitic film, the team said earlier.
Adam Silver criticized the Brooklyn Nets guard for his response after tweeting a link to "deeply offensive antisemitic material."
The NBA guard and the Brooklyn Nets will each donate $500,000 to anti-hate groups after Irving’s apparent promotion of a much-condemned film.
Matt Ryan was just getting by when he got a chance in the NBA that turned absolutely heroic.