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Kelley Cain grateful for basketball

Kelley Cain at workouts Thursday

Kelley Cain has witnessed a Final Four from the sideline as she watched the Lady Vols win a national title in 2008 while she recovered from major surgery to realign her kneecap. Now, she wants to be in one as a player on the court, and she is also grateful that her basketball career, like her right knee, has stayed on track.

Kelley Cain and the Lady Vols have watched two teammates have their playing days end at Tennessee because of medical issues. Cait McMahan, who also watched that Final Four on the bench with Cain, was slotted as the starting point in the 2008-09 season after rehabbing from her own major knee surgery. But McMahan's balky knees never recovered, and she was forced midway through that season to end... Recommended Stories