He's EveryWare: Kevin Ware says he's grateful for national support

04/03/2013 07:26 PM

(WITH VIDEO) — In between an ESPN interview Wednesday and his scheduled appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Thursday, injured Louisville guard Kevin Ware told Kentucky reporters that he was surprised but thankful about the national outpouring of support.”

“I didn’t know this one situation would spark the entire country,” Ware said. “It means a lot, and I’m real thankful for it.”

Ware also answered questions about what he remembered from his teammates’ reactions Sunday night after he snapped his right leg when he landed after jumping to block a shot.

Ware had told his mother, Lisa Junior, not to travel from Georgia to Indianapolis for the game. So she saw the gruesome sight of Ware’s leg breaking on TV with much of the rest of the country.

She told reporters what it was like for her:

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