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Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge Suffers Mild Heart Attack

May 2, 2019, 10:54 AM
(Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)...
(Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Former BYU guard and current Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge suffered a mild heart attack in Milwaukee on Tuesday night.

The Celtics released a statement regarding Ainge and his heart attack.

Ainge is expected to make a full recovery.

The former Cougar suffered a minor heart attack in 2009 as well.

He was in Milwaukee with the Celtics to watch Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Bucks.

The series is tied at one game apiece after the Bucks defeated the Celtics in Game 2. He has been the team president since 2003 after playing with the Celtics in the 1980s, winning two Championships.

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