Monty Williams to receive inaugural Sager Award

Turner Sports announced that San Antonio Spurs vice president of basketball operations Monty Williams will receive the inaugural "Sager Strong" award at the NBA Awards show, which airs on June 26 on TNT.

Turner says the award, created to honor beloved longtime sideline reporter Craig Sager, will be presented annually to "an individual who has been a trailblazer while exemplifying courage, faith, compassion and grace."

Williams lost his wife Ingrid in a car accidence in 2016.