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VIDEO: Craig Sager Jr. interviews Gregg Popovich

By Royce Young | NBA writer

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Get your tissues ready.

TNT mainstay Crag Sager isn't patrolling his usual sideline post this postseason as he battles recently diagnosed acute leukemia. So he called in backup to interview the always challenging Gregg Popovich -- his son, Craig Sager Jr.

After the customary two questions, Popovich saluted Sager Jr. for the interview, but then had a message for the elder Sager.

"You did a great job, but I'd rather have your dad standing here," Popovich said. "Craig, we miss you and you've been an important part to all this for a long time. We want your fanny back on the court and I promise I'll be nice. Get back here. Good luck."

Oh, and then there's this:

The dust, it is strong in here.

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