Craig Sager, often recognized for his quirky suits and ties, has been a staple on NBA sidelines for 17 years.
Thursday afternoon, Craig Sager, Jr. broke the news on Twitter that his father, long-time NBA on TNT sideline reporter, Craig Sager, would be out for 3-4 weeks while receiving treatment for acute leukemia.
My Dad’s 3-4-week acute leukemia treatment starts tmrw.Be thinking of him & let’s get him back on the sidelines soon pic.twitter.com/5CNI55p2Gx
— Craig Sager II (@CraigSagerJr) April 17, 2014
Some in the NBA have offered words of encouragement and prayers for Sager and his family.
Praying for Craig Sager — Anthony Morrow (@MrAnthonyMorrow) April 18, 2014
Two of Sager’s coworkers at TNT also took time to send well wishes.