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Woman Leaves On A Stretcher After LeBron James Crashes Into Courtside Crowd

While reaching for an out-of-bounds ball, James collided with the wife of pro golfer Jason Day.

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LeBron James was trying to stop a ball at Thursday night's game in Cleveland when he toppled onto Ellie Day, the wife of Australian pro golfer Jason Day. James fell on top of her so hard that she had to be taken from the game on a stretcher.

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Ellie Day was sitting courtside next to her husband at the Quicken Loans Arena, where the Cleveland Cavaliers were playing the Oklahoma City Thunder. James pushed the ball back toward the court before he fell into her and knocked her to the ground.

Hope Ellie is ok. LeBron stopped by to check on her after the collision.

Video from the game showed James checking on her after the fall, and he later tweeted an apology.

Ellie Day I hope you're doing okay! My apologies! Hope u guys come back to another game soon. Love LJ!

ESPN reporter Brian Windhorst tweeted that Jason Day left with Ellie, who was on a stretcher but was talking. She was taken to a nearby hospital.

Jason Day's wife Ellie hurt after LeBron James crashes into her courtside seat @DaveSygall https://t.co/prEcizNLLo

Golfer Jason Day just left arena with his wife, Ellie, who had a courtside collision with LeBron James. She was on a stretcher but talking

The golfer and his wife live in Columbus and reportedly attend Cavaliers games regularly.

Oh hey, @JDayGolf! #AllFOREOne #CavsThunder

Ellie Day is being transported to a local hospital for treatment. She and Jason have a home in Columbus and regularly attend Cavs games.

Watch the full video of the incident here:

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Michelle Broder Van Dyke is a reporter and night editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Hawaii.

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