Craig Sager's Son Announces His Father Is Undergoing Leukemia Treatment

Kenny Dorset@kdorsetDirector of Social MediaApril 18, 2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 6: Reporter Craig Sager before a game against the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat at the AT&T Center March 6, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Turner Sports talent Craig Sager is starting treatment for Leukemia on Friday, according to the announcement made by his son, Craig Sager Jr., on Twitter Thursday. 

Sager Jr. also said he and his father will be spending lots of time together during the upcoming playoffs:

UPDATE: Friday, April 18, 7:13 p.m. ET

Turner Sports released a statement on behalf of Craig Sager: 

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.

--End Of Update-- 

All of us at Bleacher Report would like to send Sager our best wishes and hope for a speedy recovery. 

 

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