UofL MEN'S BASKETBALL | Catching Up with Damion Lee

01/25/2017 08:30 PM

Former Louisville men’s basketball player Damion Lee is currently recovering from his torn ACL he suffered in December.

Prior to the injury, Lee was finding success on the NBA Developmental League’s Maine Red Claws. He was averaging 17.8 points per game with the team prior to his release earlier this month.

It was Lee’s second ACL tear of his career.

Lee played for the Louisville Cardinals during the 2015-2016 season as a graduate transfer. He averaged 15.9 points per game that season.

Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff caught up with Lee on Wednesday afternoon. The two of them discussed Lee’s recovery and Lee’s hobby, photography:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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