Leg cramps nothing new to P.J. Washington

P.J. Washington (Vicky Graff Photo)

P.J. Washington missed the last 12 1/2 minutes of Kentucky’s loss at Tennessee Saturday with leg cramps but says he should be fine Tuesday when UK hosts Texas A&M. Here’s what he had to say Monday.

On his cramps in the second half at Tennessee …
“They’re doing a lot better now. I’m in a lot better shape right now and I’m just ready to get to practice.”
 
On how frustrating the cramps were …
“I felt like it was disappointing to me, but because I feel like you just want to get back into the game. You just want to help your team out a little bit. But it’s over now and I just have to focus on the next opponent.”
 
On whether he’s had past issues with cramps …
“I’ve been cramping my whole life so it’s nothing new to me. I’m not worried about it. I’ll be fine. I’m going to be all right.”
 
On what he can do to avoid cramping …
“Stay hydrated.”
 
On whether he’s drinking a lot of water …
“Tons of water, tons of Gatorade. Everything, really.”

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