Louisville’s Kevin Ware Snapped His Leg In Gruesome Injury

Louisville’s Kevin Ware Snapped His Leg In Gruesome Injury

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WARNING: The video of Louisville Kevin Ware’s injury is gruesome and caused players to cry, vomit. No joke.

Lousiville’s Kevin Ware snapped his leg in half in the most gruesome injury in the history of March Madness.

During the first half of the Cardinals game against Duke in the Elite 8, Ware attempted to block a 3-pointer by Duke’s Tyler Thornton.  Thornton made the basketball and when Ware came flying down to the ground his lower leg snapped in half.  The snap was so severe that the bone became visible as it was protruding through the skin.

The reaction from the Cardinals’ bench sums up how everyone at home was feeling – shock and awe.  Rick Pitino was visibly crying as paramedics took Ware from the court to a nearby ambulance.

The injury is reminiscent of Joe Theismann‘s legendary leg break at the hands of Lawrence Taylor or professional wrestling fans will maybe Sid Vicious snapping his leg when he jumped from the top rope back in WCW.

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE BELOW

 

 

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13 comments
Scott
Scott

Kevin may God bless you with a full recovery!

VIVIAN
VIVIAN

KEVIN I was watching the ball GAME Sunday AND I HAVE TO SAID I WAS PULLING FOR DUKE . BUT I HOPE YOU GUY WIN IT ALL .WE ARE PRAYING FOR YOU AND HOPE YOU WILL SOON BE WALKING ON YOUR ON.

Donna
Donna

My thoughts and prayers are with Kevin and his family. I wish him a speedy recovery.

Lavelle Billip
Lavelle Billip

I'll be ppraying for speeding we recovering. I've been a Duke fan for many years, but l'll be hoping for Louisville to win it all because of you. Stay strong!

demoncat4
demoncat4

ouch that guy is really going to be in pain for a while not to mention scary seeing the video of the injury happening like that . for the last thing a sports player wants is to injure themselves so bad that one can almost have their bones coming out of the skin. odds are he is out for the rest of the season

K. Landon
K. Landon

My Family and I have you in our thoughts and prayers, and wish you a speedy and succsessfull recovery. We here in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho are pulling for you and the Cards!

William
William

May God bless you to a speedy recovery !

John Hotaling
John Hotaling

Kevin You look a lot better today. thank you lord. we will see you at the Final Four. Jacksonville Florida sending love. Stay strong keep up the good work.

Jimmy
Jimmy

His skinny leg snapped like a twig.

Benjamin Rogers
Benjamin Rogers

Hey, Kevin, I pray that you are getting better soon. Let you know that we UK fans love you. Go Cards for our state of Kentucky.

John Hotaling
John Hotaling

Kevin, I pray you're doing better today. I'm from Jacksonville Florida & was watching the game on CBS. I just caught the tail end of it let's just say it brought tears to my eyes brother. thoughts and prayers are with you Kevin for a quick speedy recovery. I pray that you'll be able to get back to doing what you love to do play basketball sooner than later. my prayers would you girlfriend and your family & your team mates. I heard today that you going to be at the Final Four. that's great. I'm praying that you can play basketball again and make it to the NBA has a starter. may God take your hand & your pride & bring you to the promised land. of full recovery & back to playing the game you love. god bless you Kevin. you going to do it I gotta good feeling you going to do it. stay strong do it to doctors tell you to do. thoughts and prayers from Jacksonville Florida.!

@wolford_shane
@wolford_shane

kevin can't wait to see you playing b-ball again l-ville will bring this home to you this year and you can do it next year

Taylor
Taylor

Taylor Johnson 10 years of age

Kevin Ware,

Im a Ohio state fan because thats where I live, but, I would like to wish you a feel better. I was really sad to hear of your engery. You should be getting cards from my brother, Josh, and I soon hoping you a get better soon. Hope you feel better. I was happy when your team, Louisville, won. Underneath the trophie your team put your shirt and let us see the back. The side with your number and last name. You are a great guy and I hope you feel better. From (Your BIGGEST fan from Ohio EVER),

Taylor M. Johnson

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