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Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge suffers mild heart attack in Milwaukee

Posted: 12:33 PM, May 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-02 17:37:00Z
Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge suffers mild heart attack in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge suffered a mid heart attack in Milwaukee Tuesday, the team announced on Twitter.

"Danny Ainge suffered a mild heart attack in Milwaukee on Tuesday night," the tweet reads. "He received immediate medical attention and is expected to make a full recovery. He will return to Boston shortly. Further updates will be provided as appropriate."

Ainge was a two-time NBA champion with the Celtics in the 1980s and became their President of Basketball Operations in 2008.

Milwaukee and Boston are currently tied 1-1 in their second-round playoff series. The Bucks travel to Boston Wednesday in advance of Friday's Game 3.