Danny Ainge suffers mild heart attack, is expected to make full recovery

Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge suffered a mild heart attack in Milwaukee on Tuesday. The 60-year-old Ainge is expected to make a full recovery.

Ainge received treatment immediately. He’s expected to head back to Boston soon, the team announced in a statement.

It’s possible Ainge makes that trip Thursday evening, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Ainge was in Milwaukee to watch the Celtics take on the Bucks in Game 2 of the Conference Semifinals. The Bucks won that game 123-102, evened the series at one game a piece.

Ainge also had a heart attack in 2009.


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