NBA Reporting Legend Craig Sager Dies

David Hookstead | Reporter

NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager has passed away at the age of 65 on Thursday.

ESPN reporter Adam Schefter tweeted Thursday afternoon, “Turner President David Levy had announced the passing of Craig Sager. Beyond sad.”

Turner released an entire statement saying, “he will be remembered fondly” and the Turner family will always be “Sager Strong.” (SLIDESHOW: This NBA Bombshell Girlfriend Is Almost Naked For Sports Illustrated)

The eccentric sideline reporter battled leukemia off and on for the past few years. (SLIDESHOW: 13 Times Paulina Gretzky Looked Absolutely Incredible)

Twitter poured out emotional support for the recently deceased sideline reporter.

The NBA lost one of it’s biggest voices today, and he will be missed.

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