TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager was recently diagnosed with leukemia. It was reported first by his son on Twitter earlier this week.
My Dad's 3-4-week acute leukemia treatment starts tmrw.Be thinking of him & let's get him back on the sidelines soon pic.twitter.com/5CNI55p2Gx
— Craig Sager II (@CraigSagerJr) April 17, 2014
Sunday, the TNT NBA crew dressed in tribute to Sager, who is known for his creative attire.
— USA TODAY Sports (@USATODAYsports) April 20, 2014
— SB Nation (@SBNation) April 20, 2014
Kenny Smith, who is on TNT’s NBA crew, tweeted this:
a small tribute to Craig Sager who has started his leukemia fight. Dressing like Sager#getwellsage
— Kenny Smith (@TheJetOnTNT) April 20, 2014
Other broadcasters, NBA players and celebrities passed along well-wishes.
Craig Sager get well asap!! Going to miss u this post season. Prayers sent up to u and the family!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 19, 2014
Well done TNT on that Sager-Pop montage.
— Kevin Negandhi (@KNegandhiESPN) April 20, 2014
Prayers go out to Craig Sager and his family!! Get well soon.
— James Harden (@JHarden13) April 20, 2014
Wishing a get well soon to my man Craig Sager of TNT. #getwellSager
— Freddie Coleman (@ColemanESPN) April 20, 2014
We're an industry that encourages, often demands megalomania. Today's Craig Sager love shows just how far above that he is. #GetWellSager
— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) April 20, 2014
Pray for Craig and the Sager family.. #1ofakind#suitgame#cure4cancer
— Ben Hansbrough (@bhans23) April 20, 2014
Wishing a healthy and speedy recovery to a wonderful colleague and person, Craig Sager. Hurry back buddy. We're missing you. #GetwellSager
— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) April 20, 2014
And the hashtag #GetWellSager trended nationally Sunday.
Getting ready to watch these playoff games but in the mean time #GetWellSager
— Rashaun J. Clifton (@RJCLHDC23) April 20, 2014
#GetWellSager Downtown Orlando needs their best suit client back.
— Adam Papageorgiou (@PapageorgiouMBO) April 20, 2014
— ❤Mrs. Honee❤ (@blackhonee) April 20, 2014
I'm not ready for basketball without Craig Sager #getwellsager
— G (@KingG250) April 20, 2014