“I’m ok. You guys go win this thing”
These are the words said by Louisville player Kevin Ware after his leg was literally snapped in half while playing in the Elite 8 against Duke. (Obviously this link is NOT for the squeamish)
Everyone watching the game both in person and on TV all grimaced in pain at the sight of one of the most horrific injuries we’ve ever seen on a basketball court. But I’m not sure how many would have the grace and leadership to offer words of wisdom so inspiring, that the Cardinals dominated the game when returning from the half to earn a birth into the Final Four.
So while many of us will remember how terrible this injury was, let’s also remember the inspirational performance of the entire Cardinals team following the horrific event. Especially if this leads the cardinals back to Ware’s hometown of Atlanta to win a championship.