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Coach Cal Shares Encouraging Kentucky Injury News

A solo shot of John Calipari.

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - MARCH 29: Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts against the Houston Cougars during the 2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional at Sprint Center on March 29, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Just two weeks ago, Kentucky head coach John Calipari announced that Oscar Tshiebwe suffered a knee injury that will require surgery.

"Bad news is I kept him out of practice Sat. with knee stuff," Calipari said. "He refused to sit out Pro Day and balled out. I made him sit out Mon. and get examined as a precaution. He’s going to have a minor 15-minute procedure to clean some things up."

After taking a couple weeks off, Calipari announced a positive update on his star player. He said Tshiebwe is "feeling good" two weeks after surgery.

"He's moving around pretty good," Calipari told reporters this week. "He's telling me, I feel really good...We're not going to hold him back but we're not going to push him forward either."

Tshiebwe was voted as a pre-season All-American just recently and is expected to be among the best players in the country.

Now he just needs to get healthy and back on the court.