TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager passed away in December of 2016, and the 2017 NBA Playoffs have been worse-off for his absence.
On Tuesday night, as the San Antonio Spurs took the Houston Rockets in OT, Sager was posthumously awarded a Sports Emmy in the category of Sports Personality – Sports Reporter.
The TNT crew showed the moment during their halftime report.
Good for Sager, who was inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame shortly before his death. The Emmy was his first.
Meanwhile, TNT analyst Charles Barkley also won a Sports Emmy, and his co-workers did this to him: