Gregg Popovich Shows His Softer Side, Wishes Craig Sager Well in Interview

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With his father battling leukemia, Craig Sager Jr. was asked to step in and interview Gregg Popovich after the third quarter of Game 1 between the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks.

While Popovich is usually very brief and sometimes even off-putting during in-game interviews, the head coach showed his softer side while talking to Sager's son. After some lighthearted banter, Pop looked directly at the camera to wish Craig Sr. a speedy recovery. 

And that wasn't all he did, as Craig Jr. relayed via Twitter: 


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