‘A special person’: Craig Sager was a true original whose courage will never be forgotten: The first thing anyone heard when Craig Sager entered an arena was his wardrobe. No one dressed like Sager, with his outlandish outfits going from one end of the colour spectrum to the other and back again. To anyone who didn’t know him, it would be easy to think this was some kind of call for attention, or a publicity stunt. Who would wear stuff like this otherwise? But within minutes of being around him, it quickly became clear Sager was as nice as his clothes were colourful — and that’s saying something, given how outlandish his clothes were. And that is why, as news broke of Sager’s passing at age 65 from cancer Thursday, that there was such an overwhelming outpouring of love and respect for him from the entire basketball community. Read more…

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