The basketball world lost a good one today as Craig Sager, a long-time NBA sideline reporter known for his colorful suit choices, died after spending the last 3 years battling acute myeloid leukemia, a form of cancer. He was 65.
Support is pouring in from players and others associated with the league, and there will no doubt be several moving tributes to Sager’s work over the years. Read some of the Clippers’ tweets below:
A brilliant moment between Chris Paul and Craig Sager that we'll never forget. "Easter already went by" https://t.co/MGKtlehvmH #SagerStrong— Clipperholics (@ClipperholicsFS) December 15, 2016
1 of a kind! #SagerStrong pic.twitter.com/0Q5aGz7w5y— Chris Paul (@CP3) December 15, 2016
Heaven just got a little more colorful..#SagerStrong— Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) December 15, 2016
the sports world lost a legend today. rest in peace Mr. Craig Sager— Blake Griffin (@blakegriffin32) December 15, 2016
RIP to the legend! You will be missed by all who knew you and of you. Great human being and was… https://t.co/54HIVAgHPd— Austin Rivers (@AustinRivers25) December 15, 2016