By Sandra Rose  | 

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Nia Long celebrated her longtime fiancé, Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka going to the NBA Finals.

The Boston Celtics held off a furious comeback by the Miami Heat in the final minute of Game 7 on Sunday to advance to the Finals against the Golden State Warriors.

The ecstatic actress took to social media to celebrate her longtime fiancé's first Finals appearance in his first year as Celtics coach.

Nia tweeted "Yes!!!" with a video of her dancing after the game ended.

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Nia is Ime's longtime fiancé since 2010. They have a 10-year-old son named Kez Sunday Udoka, and she has a 21-year-old son, actor Massai Zhivago Dorsey II, from a previous relationship.

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Nia, 51, is considered the standard for every Black man's dream woman. She is best known for her roles in the films Boyz n the Hood (1991), Love Jones, Soul Food (1997), The Best Man (1999) Big Momma's House (2000), and on TV sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1991–1995) and soap opera Empire (2000-2015), among others.

Ime, 44, is a former NBA star who was hired as head coach of the Boston Celtics on June 26, 2021. He is the 5th Black head coach in Celtics history.

Ime was previously assistant coach for San Antonio, the 76ers, and the Brooklyn Nets.