Louisville Basketball's Chinanu Onuaku to undergo heart procedure

05/17/2016 12:01 PM

The University of Louisville men’s basketball program announced on Tuesday that big man Chinanu Onuaku will undergo heart surgery in Chicago.

Onuaku released the following statement through UofL Athletics spokesperson Kenny Klein:

“After an extensive physical with the NBA doctors over the last few days, they noticed a situation that will require a minor procedure that will keep me off of the court for approximately 7 to 10 days. After the 7 to 10 day window, I will be ready to start my workouts again in pursuit of my NBA dreams.”


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