We're gonna miss you, Craig.
Although sideline reporter Craig Sager had been battling leukemia for years, his perseverance made him seem almost untouchable. His persistence in trying to make his way to the sidelines during his illness made him a hero in the sports world long after his quirky suit choices earned him a cult following. He passed away this afternoon and the outpouring of affection from all corners has not stopped since the news broke.
From hip hop to NBA and beyond, here’s what people were saying about the legendary Craig Sager. Scroll to the bottom for a highlight reel of some of his best moments and a moving tribute from his son Craig Sager Jr.
Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) December 15, 2016
- "Let me give you this game in a suit ... Craig Sager— Chuck (@Chuckisdope) December 15, 2016
Interviews with a whole bunch of players".
Travel safe big dawg. Ur a legend. 👼🏼 pic.twitter.com/J0YrLdqWIj
the sports world lost a legend today. rest in peace Mr. Craig Sager— Blake Griffin (@blakegriffin32) December 15, 2016
Long Live Craig. We love you! Rest in Paradise— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) December 15, 2016
DAMN RIP MY GUY CRAIG SAGER 😢— THE KID MERO 🇩🇴 (@THEKIDMERO) December 15, 2016
R.I.P to Craig Sager. A true definition of a brave, charismatic, stylish, strong man. A true legend to the game of basketball.— Chris Bosh (@chrisbosh) December 15, 2016
R.I.P Craig Sager— Lloydbanks (@Lloydbanks) December 15, 2016
Gonna rock the flyest, most colorful suit jacket I can find tonight. RIP Craig Sager.— Just Blaze (@JustBlaze) December 15, 2016
RIP CRAIG pic.twitter.com/v2Zof5rruu— Sángo (@SangoBeats) December 15, 2016