Former Celtics player Dennis Johnson died today at age 52, Celtics executive director of basketball operations Danny Ainge confirmed to The Boston Globe. The Austin American-Statesman is reporting on its website that Johnson fell ill at the Austin Convention Center in Texas this afternoon. Johnson, an NBA hall of fame guard who played on championship teams alongside Larry Bird and Kevin McHale, had been the coach of the Austin Toros, a team in the NBA Development League.
A sad, sad day. RIP DJ. Thanks for the memories: