And when he announced he was coming back, he got a call from his nemesis: “He always kept in touch,” says Sager. “When I first announced I was coming back he was one of the first to call me. He’s like ‘Sager, it’s coach Pop. I hear you’re coming back.’” “Yup.” “Does this mean the pity party is over?” “I guess so.” “Does this me I can start making fun of your clothes and the stupid questions you ask? “I guess so, I wouldn’t want it any other way.”
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Sam Amick: Craig Sager: “I got to the point where I said ‘I don’t want anyone in my room who isn’t going to be optimistic.'” itun.es/i6Sb4Jc
“First of all, as a reporter he’s excellent,” Albert says of Sager. “He’s not afraid to ask the right question and he does it the right way. If he realizes he has some information he knows he’s not going to be able to get out because of the pace of the game, he’ll come over from the sideline and share it with us in the booth. Not everyone does that.”
After 82 days of a 100-day maintenance program, his doctors at MD Anderson released him to go home to Atlanta. Sager is still seeing Houston doctors for aftercare maintenance and he recently had his blood work done, which checked out great. “All my numbers are good, my body is developing its own white blood cells, my platelets are high,” Sager said.