Long-time sideline reporter Craig Sager has shown tremendous courage over the last couple of years battling acute myeloid leukemia.
Sadly, a clip of his interview with Bernard Goldberg of HBO’s Real Sports surfaced, and it revealed news about Sager’s current condition, one that everyone wished wasn’t true:
Sager acknowledged that he is no longer in remission and that he has reached the point of uncharted waters. Ben Golliver of SI had further details of the interview:
In Real Sports profile, Craig Sager says he’s “fighting to the end” after doctors gave him “3-6 months” diagnosis pic.twitter.com/J725uNfbF9
— Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) March 22, 2016
Players learned of the terrible news and shared their support for Sager:
Thoughts and prayers for Craig Sager and his family. Keep on fighting man. #prayforsager
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) March 22, 2016
— JAE CROWDER (@CJC9BOSS) March 22, 2016
Need everyone to pray for Craig Sager. Been watching him since I was a kid & its devastating to hear the news. #PrayForCraig ????????
— Sean Kilpatrick Jr (@SeanKilpatrick_) March 22, 2016
— DWade (@DwyaneWade) March 23, 2016
Love and honor @TNT_CraigSager keep fighting my friend. A awesome report but a awesome husband and dad too. Lots of respect for him. Prayers
— Ron Harper (@HARPER04_5) March 23, 2016
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