Daniel Ray Ainge is an American former professional basketball player, coach, and former professional baseball player who serves as an executive for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Ainge played college basketball at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah.
He hit one of the best-known shots in the 1981 NCAA tournament, against Notre Dame in Atlanta in the Sweet Sixteen, when his coast-to-coast drive and lay-up with two seconds remaining gave the Cougars a one-point win.
Ainge concluded his senior year by winning the Eastman Award, as well as the John R. Wooden Award—given to the best collegiate player in the nation.
Danny Ainge Wife: Who is Michelle Ainge?
Ainge lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts, with his wife Michelle and their six kids (Ashlee, Austin, Tanner, Taylor, Cooper, and Crew).
Austin Ainge, who like his father played basketball at BYU, is the Boston Celtics’ director of player personnel.
Michelle Ainge is a well-known person who has been in movies like The Singles Ward (2002) and Poolhall Junkies (2002). Everything IS in order. (2007).