UofL BASKETBALL | Pitino releases statement about Kyle Kuric's diagnosis

11/05/2015 09:00 AM

Former University of Louisville basketball player Kyle Kuric is scheduled to undergo emergency surgery to remove a brain tumor. The tumor was discovered after Kuric went to a Barcelona hospital with a migraine. Kuric is currently a professional basketball player in Spain.

Kuric Played under Rick Pitino from 2008 – 2012. Upon hearing Kuric’s diagnosis, Pitino released the following statement:

“We’ve had some pretty big disappointments in the past few months, but nothing compares to this. Our prayers and good wishes go out for a healthy and speedy recovery for Kyle. He’s one of the finest young men that I have had the privilege to coach and our Louisville family’s prayers are with him.”

The diagnosis comes just a couple months after the birth Kyle and his wife Taraneh’s children.

The Kuric family has been overwhelmed with messages, thoughts and prayers and are extremely grateful. Individuals wishing to send cards or notes of support can send to this address and they will be forwarded to Kyle:

Kyle Kuric
c/o Dr. Kuric
4001 Kresge Way Suite 238
Louisville Ky. 40207

Garrett Moore

Garrett joined cn|2 as Sports Producer in July 2015. Garrett is a Kentucky native who has been enveloped by Kentucky sports culture his entire life. He is excited to contribute to the cn|2 team by covering sports in the state he loves. Outside the office, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and being a sports spectator at every level.


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