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Report - Danny Ainge has heart attack

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Only 50. Dang.

  2. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    I really, really hated Ainge as a player, but that's neither here nor there. I hope he has a quick recovery.
  3. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Wow. Here's hoping for a speedy recovery.
  4. KevinmH9

    KevinmH9 Active Member


    Turbulent day for the Celtics today. Here's hoping for a quick recovery.
  5. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Must have heard that Kevin Garnett's going to miss the playoffs.
  6. The guy is wired so tightly, can't say I'm shocked. I hope he gets through it w/out much trouble.
  7. Lester Bangs

    Lester Bangs Active Member

    Termed a "minor heart attack" by Celtics officials. God bless those assholes for trying to spin a cardiac event. There's no such thing as a minor heart attack.
  8. JR

    JR Active Member

    Hope he gets better.

    Always remember him fondly as a Jay

  9. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    If I ever have a heart attack and anyone tries to call it minor or mild, they'll get facial bruising that's a lot more than minor.
  10. pseudo

    pseudo Active Member

    What's the old aphorism? Something like, a "minor" heart attack is one that happens to somebody else.
  11. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    Danny is a fine person. I hope he recovers fully and quickly.
  12. albert77

    albert77 Well-Known Member

    Actually, there is such a thing as a minor heart attack. I had one and never knew I'd had it. I had an attack of angina about 18 months ago, went to the ER, they ran some tests, did a heart cath and picked it up then. No telling when I'd had it, but it was probably at least three, maybe four years earlier, and there was no doubt about what it was. My wife is an ICU nurse and she picked it up right away on the cath monitor. Anyway, I ended up having triple bypass surgery, a truly life-changing experience.
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