More good news for Kyle Kuric, which makes for a happy Coach Pitino

11/12/2015 05:45 PM

Former U of L basketball star Kyle Kuric’s condition continues to improve after undergoing multiple brain surgeries last weekend.

On Facebook today, Kyle’s father Steve posted the following message about the encouraging progression of Kyle’s recovery:

We are very happy to report that Kyle continues to improve! He is feeling better today although he still feels tired. He has been out of bed and sitting up in a chair today. His appetite is better and he is back to eating a lot. Lol. Kyle was on his computer today and has been visiting with friends. At times he has been laughing and joking with us with his usual sense of humor. He is already trying to negotiate with his surgeon when he can return to basketball !!

Saturday we pleaded for prayers for Kyle at a very critical time and the response to that was just incredible ! We just can’t thank all of you enough. We are so very grateful that all of our prayers have been answered

We know Kyle still has a way to go yet but with the help of his doctors, family and friends he will make it. We have no doubt whatsoever that he will return to basketball and get back to Kyle’s corner !

We can’t tell you how much your messages have meant to all of the family. We haven’t been able to respond to all of them yet but we have read them all. They have helped carry us us through this difficult time.
Thank you . Blessings to all.

Kuric’s health was the first thing addressed by Louisville head basketball Coach Rick Pitino at his press conference about the signing of V.J. King and Frankie Hughes.

Pitino said Kuric’s condition had been “weighing heavily on all of us for the last few weeks.”

Kuric is awake, smiling and apparently texting his former coach.


Subscribe to email updates.

Subscribe and get the latest Sports Night info delivered to your inbox.