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In Honor Of Craig Sager’s Death, Let’s Remember This Beautiful Moment Between Him & Coach Pop

via NBA

via NBA

The NBA lost one of its most beloved characters this week, as Turner Sports sideline reporter Craig Sager lost his battle to leukemia. He was 65 years old.

Last year, around this time, after finishing treatments of chemotherapy, Craig was gaining back the strength he needed to return to the sidelines. While that was happening, Craig Sager Jr. popped onto the court and took his dad’s place for the night, a brave move considering who he had to interview: Gregg Popovich. Here’s what happened.

Days later, Craig returned to the sideline to a huge reception. And Pop was the first to welcome him back to the sideline with a vintage Pop interview.

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