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Celtics president Ainge suffers mild heart attack

 

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge suffered a mild heart attack in Milwaukee on Tuesday night, the team announced.

According to a release from the team, Ainge received immediate medical attention, is expected to make a full recovery and will return to Boston shortly.

Ainge was in Milwaukee to watch the Celtics’ Game 2 loss to the Bucks in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Ainge, 60, also suffered what was described as minor heart attack in 2009.

Ainge was a member of two championship Celtics teams in the 1980s. He became the team’s president of basketball operations in 2003.

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