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Kyle Kuric overcomes brain surgery, will join Phoenix Suns at NBA Summer League

The pride of Reitz Memorial High School in Evansville, Indiana isn't done with the NBA yet.

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Well this is one of the more remarkable stories you'll hear for awhile. Kyle Kuric, who starred at the University of Louisville and most recently played for Gran Canaria in Spain had successful BRAIN SURGERY and has earned a Summer League invite from the Phoenix Suns.

Severe headaches late last year quickly led to emergency surgery on November 5th. How serious was it? Kuric's mother following the surgery:

"We weren't sure he would survive the flight back -- getting on a commercial flight for 8-10 hours with no medical personnel -- he would have been with his wife and the kids," Kyle's mom said.

Read more about Kuric's journey here. I'm going to go ahead and call it the story of the summer. I've already forgotten about the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Phoenix Suns kick off their summer Slate Saturday, July 9th, at 1 pm against the Portland Trail Blazers.

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