One of the best bits of Sunday’s episodes of The Last Dance featured the late NBA courtside reporter Craig Sager slipping Chicago Bulls bad boy Dennis Rodman a $20 bill to help cover the fine the latter was going to be slapped with by the league. The 6-foot-7 Bulls forward even proudly showed the twenty that Sager donated to him, which was actually quite hilarious.

Rodman and Sager had quite a unique relationship. Rodman was the epitome of an NBA bad boy, and he was not so fond of the media — and that’s to put it nicely. However, he and Sager seemed to have struck a chord, and this memorable moment serves as proof of their unlikely friendship.

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In an article published by Bleacher Report in 2016, it was revealed that Sager actually once talked Rodman out of committing suicide early in his career. This was in 1993, during Rodman’s time with the Detroit Pistons, and apparently, Sager found him with a gun in his hand inside a Detroit strip club. Clearly, Sager had a huge impact on Romdan’s life — quite literally.

Sager passed away in December of 2016 after a lengthy battle with acute myeloid leukemia. Rodman tweeted an endearing message at that time, and it proved that he never forgot about that fateful day that Sager intervened with his ill-advised plan to take his own life.

Rodman was one of the toughest and baddest individuals in the NBA and he simply did not care what anybody thought of him. Nevertheless, there’s no denying that he kept a soft spot for Sager in his heart.