Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 11/11/13
Sports Illustrated Following his gruesome injury in the Elite 8 last season, there were multiple celebrities that reached out to Kevin Ware to show their support and wish him well. During his sit down interview with ESPN over the weekend, Ware says there is one star in particular that reached out to him that surprised him the most. “It’s definitely Kobe,” Ware tells Jeff Goodman of ESPN. “Kobe is just one of those guys. We actually made a bet that whoever comes back first, the other one is going to have to go to one of their games.” “I’ve got to get in touch with him soon and make sure he gets to a game.” Kobe Bryant suffered an Achilles injury during the 2013 NBA Playoffs in June and has been sidelined ever since. Although he’s making good progress, Bryant has yet to make his debut this season. This means Ware has won the bet fair and square. Louisville has had multiple celebrities in attendance for their games over the years, but Bryant would certainly be one of the biggest.
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