John Calipari Offers Update Following Former Kentucky Star Tyler Ulis’s Scary Car Crash

Kentucky head coach John Calipari dropped on bombshell on Twitter Monday when he announced that former Wildcats star, Tyler Ulis, was involved in a serious car crash over the weekend.

“One of my favorite competitive players, whose will to win inspired me, had a car accident in Michigan,” Calipari said on Twitter. “We’ve been in touch, but let’s send some prayers, #BBN. He’s had some setbacks and fate intervened a few different times. I’m here for you @tulis3 until the wheels fall off!!”

After John Calipari’s announcement, Tyler Ulis took to Instagram from his hospital bed to post some of the kind words friends and fans were sending his way.

“When you been through so much s— it is what it is,” he captioned the photo on of the photos. “Get back gang.”

Tyler Ulis was the point guard for John Calipari’s team from 2014-16. He was named the Bob Cousy Award winner, as well as the SEC Tournament player of the year, in 2016 — before being drafted by the Suns in the second round.

He would go on to have a short stint with he Bulls, as well as several other G-League teams.

Tyler Ulis last played for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the G-League, and was a free agent before getting into this nasty car accident.

Thought and prayers to Tyler, we’re all hoping for a speedy recovery.

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