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Carmelo Anthony Recalls How LeBron James Saved His Life When He Was Drowning In Bahamas

Carmelo Anthony recalls the time when long-time friend LeBron James came to his rescue and saved him from drowning from when they were in the Bahamas.

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Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James have shared a strong bond with each other ever since they started their respective NBA careers. They have always been on opposite sides of the basketball court but remain close friends off it. Recently, Carmelo Anthony appeared on an Instagram Live Q&A session where he answered various questions about his NBA career. The Portland Trail Blazers player revealed an interesting story about the time LeBron James saved his life.

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Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony went live on Instagram over the weekend. Wade’s wife, Gabrielle Union, insisted Carmelo Anthony tell the story of how LeBron James saved his life while on a trip. LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade were vacationing in the Bahamas and had taken a boat out to snorkel and swim to a cave. Melo came in the water for a bit and felt himself being pulled by the current "in the middle of the ocean, opposite from the boat."

LeBron saves Carmelo

Carmelo Anthony went on to add, "Then I look up at the boat, and I see Bron (LeBron James) jumped off the boat like he’s MacGyver. He jumped off the boat into the water. He was bringing me back with one arm. He’s swimming with the other arm and he’s carrying me in one arm. He saved my life. I can’t hold you. He saved my life, he saved my life."

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