Former Butler player struggling after transplant
INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Butler Head Coach and current Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens is in Indiana to visit a former Butler University player of his.
His visit comes as the family of former Butler basketball player Andrew Smith is asking for prayers.
#AndrewSmithStrong https://t.co/sIRDad1nlT— Dave Furst (@DaveFurst) January 7, 2016
Smith has been in and out of the hospital since November, after a bone marrow transplant.
Last night, his wife Samantha posted online, saying the family needs a miracle.
Please pray. Pray so very hard. We need a miracle & Andrew asked me to have you all rally with us in prayer in this moment.— Samantha Smith (@Samantha44Smith) January 6, 2016
Please pray. Pray so very hard. We need a miracle & Andrew asked me to have you all rally with us in prayer in this moment.
Last month, doctors revealed Smith's only hope is getting into a clinical trial.
So far, there has been no word on if he was accepted into one.
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