Sadly, we're going to have to get through the NBA Playoffs without Craig Sager. His son revealed he was battling acute leukemia. Sager's colorfully dressed ways and professionalism will be missed, but he gave folks a statement to raise spirits:

My favorite time of year – city to city, round by round, 40 games in 40 nights. A dramatic turn has matched me with acute myeloid leukemia. From the sidelines to being sidelined, 40 veins and 40 electrolytes. Too bad, I had some probing questions for Pop.

And this is one of the reasons why he'll be missed...even by Gregg Popovich

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[via Fansided]