Kevin Ware cuts a net after Louisville's victory in the 2013 NCAA championship game.
|League||Greek Basket League|
|Born||January 3, 1993|
Bronx, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||170 lb (77 kg)|
|High school||Rockdale County (Conyers, Georgia)|
|NBA draft||2016 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Kevin Douglas Ware (born January 3, 1993) is an American college basketball player. He played for the Louisville Cardinals men's basketball team. Ware spent most of the 2012–13 season backing up starting guards Peyton Siva and Russ Smith.
Ware received widespread media attention when he broke his right leg and his right tibia bone popped-out of his leg in an Elite Eight game against the Duke Blue Devils on March 31, 2013, when he tried to block a three-point attempt by Tyler Thornton.
On April 12, 2014, Ware officially transferred to Georgia State University.
References[change | change source]
- Wolken, Don (March 31, 2013). "Louisville's Kevin Ware suffers gruesome leg injury, players emotional". USA Today.
- Kevin Ware headed to Georgia State