Members of the Hip Hop community are lending their support to Louisville player Kevin Ware after he suffered a nasty injury in his Elite Eight matchup against Duke.
Rapper Common took to Twitter to wish the 20-year-old player a speedy recovery.
“My prayers are going out to Kevin Ware and his family. I wish him a speedy recovery,” he wrote.
Wale additionally lent Ware some moral support via his Twitter account.
“Man … God Bless Kevin Ware his family friends and teammates . Heartbreaking,” he wrote.
Ware suffered a broken lower leg after falling down hard on it during game play in the Elite Eight matchup.
With only 6:33 to go in the first half of game play; Ware shin snapped in half after attempting to contest a three-point shot by Tyler Thornton.
Ware’s bone broke through his skin after he landed.
An emotional scene occurred during the game’s seven-minute delay.
Guard Russ Smith cried upon seeing Ware’s injury. Several players were in shock and fear after seeing Ware.
Ware was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis where he underwent surgery.
Despite his injury, Louisville’s guard Kevin Ware was in high spirits after a successful surgery to repair his leg.
Ware even got to hold the regional NCAA Trophy in his hospital bed.
Louisville defeated Duke 85-63 to capture the regional crown.
Check out footage of the accident below
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