By Oliver Gettell
Updated December 15, 2016 at 10:05 PM EST
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Celebrities, athletes, colleagues, and sports fans the world over are mourning Craig Sager, the legendary NBA broadcaster who died Thursday at age 65.

Known for his charming sideline interviews, colorful attire, and grace and courage during a two-and-a-half-year battle with cancer, Sager was a consummate professional for more than three decades, embodying the notion of “Sager Strong” until the very end.

“There will never be another Craig Sager,” Turner president David Levy said in a statement. “His incredible talent, tireless work ethic, and commitment to his craft took him all over the world covering sports.”

“The sports world lost a legend today,” Clippers star Blake Griffin said on Twitter. “Rest in peace Mr. Craig Sager.”

“Gone but never forgotten,” rapper Lil Wayne shared.

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