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Iconic TNT NBA Reporter Craig Sager Dies at 65


2016 can't end soon enough.  Another legend has left us.

Craig Sager, the legendary sideline reporter and NBA announcer whose years-long battle with acute myeloid leukemia inspired countless fans and basketball lovers died Thursday at age 65.

“Craig Sager was a beloved member of the Turner family for more than three decades and he has been a true inspiration to us all,” Turner President David Levy wrote in a network statement. “There will never be another Craig Sager. His incredible talent, tireless work ethic and commitment to his craft took him all over the world covering sports.

“While he will be remembered fondly for his colorful attire and the TNT sideline interviews he conducted with NBA coaches and players, it’s the determination, grace and will to live he displayed during his battle with cancer that will be his lasting impact.”

The NBA won't be the same without his wild suits and sideline interviews with the likes of Gregg Popovich.  RIP.

Read the full story at ESPN.

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