Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 4/1/13
Less than twelve hours after undergoing major surgery on his broken right leg, Louisville guard Kevin Ware is making rapid progress. Ware is already up and walking on crutches. He was joined this morning at the United Methodist hospital in Indianapolis by Rick Pitino and his son, Richard, a former Louisville assistant coach. “I visited with him last night when he came out of surgery and he was very groggy,” Pitino said at a teleconference earlier this afternoon. “This morning he’s doing terrific. He’s in great spirits. He got a phone call from Joe Theismann and Greg Anthony. He’s on crutches walking. They want his blood flowing and are only concerned about infection. If no infection takes place, we expect him to join us in Atlanta (for the Final Four).” The main reason Ware is already up and moving around is to get blood flowing in his injured leg. I’m not medical expert, but it sounds like an infection is the biggest concern at this point. For those who’d like to writer Kevin Ware...
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