Celtics president Danny Ainge suffers mild heart attack

first_imgSuddenly favored “He received immediate medical attention and is expected to make a full recovery. He will return to Boston shortly,” the Celtics said in a statement.Ainge, who also suffered a mild heart attack in 2009, won two NBA titles with the Celtics as a player in 1984 and 1986, also playing for Sacramento, Portland and Phoenix in a 14-season NBA playing career as a guard.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsAinge, also a former baseball player with the Toronto Blue Jays, coached the Phoenix Suns for four seasons before resigning in 2000.He became an executive for the Celtics in 2003 and in 2008 was named the NBA Executive of the Year as the Celtics won the league title after Ainge engineered trades for Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen to join Paul Pierce. PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss View comments The team’s jump from 24-58 in 2006-07 to an NBA-best 66-16 the next season was the most dramatic one-year improvement in NBA history.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte FILE – General manager Danny Ainge of the Boston Celtics speaks with the media during Boston Celtics Media Day on September 26, 2016 in Waltham, Massachusetts. Tim Bradbury/Getty Images/AFPBoston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has suffered a mild heart attack but is expected to make a full recovery, the NBA club announced Thursday.Ainge, 60, suffered the heart attack on Tuesday in Milwaukee, the same night the Celtics lost 123-102 to the Bucks to leave their Eastern Conference second-round best-of-seven playoff series level at 1-1 entering game three Friday at Boston.ADVERTISEMENT Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img

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