During a practice session Wednesday, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh saved fellow diving contestant comedian Louie Anderson who began sinking from "sheer exhaustion" according to TMZ.
Anderson was practicing his dives on Wednesday when he became a little too bushed to pull himself up the ladder ... falling back into the water again and again.
We're told Louie eventually had to be rescued by Suh and Greg Louganis -- who physically lifted the floundering funnyman to the poolside. Louie then sat coughing up water for several seconds.
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