Coach John Wooden Update For Monday, March 10
March 10, 2008
The condition of UCLA legendary former basketball coach John Wooden is much improved on Monday, according to his daughter, Nan Muehlhausen.
'Dad had a good day today,' she said at 5:45 pm PDT. 'His heart rate is stable and everything is good. He's having a nice turkey dinner right now.
'If everything stays stable, we are optimistic that he will leave the hospital tomorrow..'
Coach Wooden, 97, was hospitalized on February 29 with a hairline fracture of his left wrist and a fractured left collarbone he sustained in a fall in his condo the previous night. His wrist is in a cast and his arm will have to be in a sling when he leaves the hospital. The name of the hospital is being withheld at the request of the Wooden family.