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

Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIApril 20, 2014

Bleacher Report

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: