Danny Ainge Has Left the Celtics Following a Mild Heart Attack

May 02, 2019 - 12:04 pm

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

Ainge received immediate medical attention and is expected to make a full recovery. He will return to Boston shortly and further updates will be provided as appropriate, the Celtics said in a statement.

The Celtics split Games 1 and 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in Milwaukee and will return home to Boston to host Game 3 Friday night.

Ainge recently turned 60 years old.

By Ryan Hannable