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Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard's poor free throw shooting was mocked on a recent episode of the game show 'Jeopardy' as part of the category "Science in Sports".
The $1600 answer: "Geometric arch that's the natural path of a projectile; a narrower one helps free throws, Dwight Howard."
In case you were wondering, the correct question for the answer was "What is a parabola?"
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The star center just suffered through a miserable season with the Lakers, which saw his team get bounced from the first round of this year's NBA Playoffs. Now, with this future up in the air, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! has decided to take a shot at him. Observe:
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The fine folks over at the television game show “Jeopardy” over the years have used NBA players as part of clues but during a recent episode, one clue took a shot at Dwight Howard’s free throw shooting. In terms of the context for the clue, it was in a category called “Science in Sports” and it was worth $1,600: *** Jeopardy mocks Dwight Howard’s free throw shooting [Deadspin]
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You know you are very bad at free throws when a Jeopardy question is mocking you. That is exactly what happened to Dwight Howard on a recent episode of Jeopardy in which the game show took a shot at Dwight. It is hard to blame Trebek and company as Dwight is a mere .577 lifetime regular season free throw shooter.
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Jeopardy!, famed for bringing the brainiest men and women into the spotlight, teases Dwight Howard's awful free throw shooting in its "Sports Science" category.
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