Celtics general manager Danny Ainge suffers heart attack, expected to make full recovery

Boston Celtics general manager and president of basketball operations Danny Ainge suffered a mild heart attack in Milwaukee on Tuesday, the team announced in a news release.

“He received immediate medical attention and is expected to make a full recovery. He will return to Boston shortly,” the team said.

The Celtics were in Milwaukee for Games 1 and 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, and Game 2 was Tuesday in Milwaukee.

Game 3 is Friday in Boston with the series tied at 1-1.

Ainge, 60, also suffered a heart attack on April 16, 2009.

The longtime Celtics executive played six-plus seasons with the Celtics, winning NBA championships in 1984 and 1986.

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