BOSTON — Danny Ainge, The Boston Celtics’ GM and President of Basketball Operations, had a mild heart attack Tuesday night, the team announced Thursday. He is expected to make a full recovery.
Before becoming an executive, Ainge played 14 years in the NBA with the Celtics and other teams.
Ainge is expected to return to Boston ‘shortly’, according to the team.. The Celtics are playing the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA playoffs. Game 3 is Friday night in Boston.