Watch: 76ers Star Almost Knocks Out Regina King On The Sidelines

Regina King laughs at Knicks game
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Feb. 14 2019, Published 5:17 p.m. ET

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Regina King learned the hard way that the closer anyone sits to the court during an NBA game, the more dangerous it is! The actress almost got run over by Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid during his team's visit to Madison Square Garden against the New York Knicks. Scroll through for the video!

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Regina King at Knicks 76ers game.
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The If Beale Street Could Talk actress​, 48, was sitting courtside during the game Wednesday, February 13,when the 7-foot athlete went after a loose ball and wound up flying into the stands — right over her head!

Tracy Morgan at Knicks 76ers game
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Actor Tracy Morgan was just seats away from it all.

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Joel landed on an MSG Network statistician instead.

Regina King smiles at Knicks game
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Tracy Morgan

The Oscar nominee shared a clip of the near collision in slow motion on Twitter. "Yoooo. Thank you God and @JoelEmbiid for your athletic abilities. Crisis averted," she wrote.

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Joel Embiid smiles at Madsion Square Garden
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After the game the NBA star said, "It's good that I saved her life, I guess, but someone else had to, like, take that. I'm sorry about that."

Watch the clip above to see how it all happened.

Celebrities Attend Philadelphia 76ers v New York Knicks
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What do you think of Regina's close call? Let us know in the comments.


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