Celtics: Danny Ainge suffers minor heart attack, expected to make full recovery

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Suddenly, all the Celtics’ problems – their Game 2 loss to the Bucks, their internal bickering, their inconsistent play – seem trivial.

Danny Ainge, Boston’s president of basketball operations, suffered a heart attack in Milwaukee.


Ainge, 60, also suffered a heart attack 10 years ago. Glad to hear he’s again expected to make a full recovery, but this is still scary.

Ainge is one of the NBA’s top executives. He has built and rebuilt Boston into a contender. The Celtics are already good and loaded with resources to get even better.

A big summer awaits. They’ll have a few first-round picks. They’ll try to trade for Anthony Davis. They’ll try to re-sign Kyrie Irving.

Hopefully, Ainge is up for it.