Danny Ainge had words for Bird, McHale over this old Celtics highlight

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It's the season of giving, but Danny Ainge apparently isn't feeling the love.

Almost 30 years ago to the day, the Celtics' current president of basketball operations -- then a pesky guard for Boston -- racked up a career-high 45 points in a win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

As those highlights prove, Ainge clearly could get buckets. So, why did he *only* average 14.4 points per game during his eight seasons with the Celtics?

Danny has a theory...

It's a good thing Larry Bird and Kevin McHale aren't on Twitter, because we'd imagine they'd have some fighting words for their old teammate.

The 1988-89 campaign actually was Ainge's highest-scoring full season in Boston (15.7 points per game). He also averaged a then-career-high 6.2 assists per game -- proof that he may have played a role in Bird and McHale's "hogging."

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