Kevin Ware on Letterman


Between him actually being the one to calm his teammates down after his horrific injury and his upbeat personality in the days following, Kevin Ware has already become somewhat of an inspiring figure regardless of how swiftly or successfully he gets back on an NCAA basketball court.

As if that inspiration hadn’t already endeared the sophomore Louisville guard to fans and casual observers, here’s Ware helping people find the humour in his misfortune on the Late Show with David Letterman:

Ware’s facial expression as Letterman described the snapped tibia protruding through the leg was priceless, as was his assertion that “I could play ball tomorrow if I really wanted to.”

Hey, at least his bracket’s not busted.