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.

 

Rip to one of the Greatest to ever do it

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