Craig Sager shares incredibly emotional speech after accepting Jimmy V Perseverance Award

Craig Sager won the 2016 Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPYs.

Craig Sager has been battling a form of leukemia for the past two years, and upon his most diagnosis in March, Sager decided to continue his work with TNT while battling the disease.

Sager has a been a fixture in sports reporting for over 40 years, covering topics ranging from Hank Aaron's 715th home run, to his yearly work with the NBA on TNT.

He was awarded the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the 2016 ESPY Awards for his daily battle with leukemia.

Below is Jimmy Valvano's legendary speech:

We wish Sager the best in fighting and hopefully recovering from leukemia.