02/26/2015 09:41 am ET Updated Feb 26, 2015

Craig Sager Is Finally Healthy And Returning To NBA Sidelines, Crazy Suits And All

Some good news for once: Craig Sager is finally healthy enough to return to work.

The sartorial legend and occasional sideline reporter for TNT and TBS will return to the sidelines on March 5 for the Oklahoma City Thunder-Chicago Bulls Thursday night game, according to a tweet on Wednesday by his son, Craig Sager II:

Sager, 63, was forced to take a leave of absence in April after doctors discovered he had acute leukemia. But according to, Sager went into remission late in 2014 after he received bone marrow and stem cell transplants from his son.

Sager hinted at the possibility of a March return during a brief appearance on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” during All-Star Weekend, when he told New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony that he hoped to return “around March 1 if everything goes well in the next two weeks.”

While Turner Sports has yet to announce the return, sources have confirmed the news to Yahoo’s Balls Don’t Lie blog, so it sounds like it's good to go. Apparently, Sager will be on the sidelines for March Madness too.

We look forward to laughing at your suits again, Craig.