Celtics boss Ainge suffers mild heart attack

Boston Celtics general manager and president of basketball operations Danny Ainge suffered a mild heart attack Tuesday night, the team announced Thursday.
Ainge, 60, was stricken while the team was in Milwaukee for the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Bucks.
The Celtics posted this short statement on social media Thursday:
“Danny Ainge suffered a mild heart attack in Milwaukee on Tuesday night. He received immediate medical attention and is expected to make a full recovery. He will return to Boston shortly. Further updates will be provided as appropriate.”
This is the second heart attack for Ainge, who suffered his first in April 2009, CBS Boston reported.
Ainge, who played baseball and basketball at BYU, played parts of three seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays (1979-81). He moved on to the NBA in 1981, playing the first half of his 14-year career with the Celtics, winning two NBA titles, before moving on to Sacramento, Portland and Phoenix.
He has been in his current position since May 2003.
The Celtics and Bucks are tied 1-1 in their best-of-seven series, which resumes Friday in Boston.
–Field Level Media (@FieldLevelMedia)

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