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All sports fan would love to have front row seats to all sporting events, especially basketball. NBA fans pay thousands of dollars to sit courtside to watch the world’s greatest athletes do their thing on the court.  True basketball fans love when a player hustles for a loose ball and goes all out to give their team the chance at another possession and a chance to score.

Being up close and person courtside does have its risks. Just ask the Ellie Day wife of PGA golf champion Jason Day who was crushed by 6-foot-8 and 250 pounds NBA great LeBron James when the superstar dove for a loose ball in Thursday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Ellie Day stayed at the hospital overnight for treatment and observations and was released Friday morning.

James is still in support of fans sitting up close and personal for the game experience.

“I think it’s a great experience for our fans,” James said. “I mean, that doesn’t happen much. It’s unfortunate it happened tonight, but that doesn’t happen much. Our fans are why our game is so great. Sitting courtside, it’s all part of the game. It’s pretty cool. If I was a fan, which I am a fan of the game, but, I would love to sit courtside and watch games.”

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