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Pitino expresses support for former Cardinal Kyle Kuric

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Former University of Louisville guard Kyle Kuric will undergo surgery for a brain tumor, his team in Spain announced Tuesday. Tuesday evening, U of L coach Rick Pitino expressed his support for the player. 

“We’ve had some pretty big disappointments in the past few months, but nothing compares to this," he said in a statement. "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.”

Kuric will undergo surgery in a hospital in Barcelona. His team, Herbalife Gran Canaria, for whom he has played since 2014, has asked its fans and fellow players in the league for prayers and support.

More: CRAWFORD | Former Louisville star Kuric to undergo brain surgery in Spain

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