Remember Kevin Ware, the Louisville basketball player who suffered that horrific leg injury during March Madness last year? Well, apparently Kobe Bryant approached him with a good-natured wager. At the time, Kobe was also dealing with his own serious injury (torn Achilles tendon), and so he bet Ware on who would get back onto the basketball court first.
Kobe’s still out for the Lakers, but Ware made it onto the court for Louisville’s game against the University of Pikeville last Thursday- making him the winner of his bet with the Lakers’ star shooting guard.
Check out an interview of Ware, where he talks about Kobe, the injury, and the bet: