Found June 09, 2013 on
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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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."
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Poor Dwight Howard can't seem to catch a break these days.
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:
Aww, come on. Is that really fair? Welp, fair or not...
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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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It’s a major step forward for the Warriors just to be considered by Howard, one of the league’s best centers. A surprisingly successful season and a trip to the second-round of the NBA Playoffs has changed the landscape a bit and turned...
Just using common sense, it is highly unlikely that Howard will get another max deal after this one, let alone two. Doesn’t matter if he takes a four or five-year deal, this will be his last monster contract.
He has already peaked as a player, so the percentages say that he is only going to get worse as the years go on. For a long time he never got hurt, but lately his body has...
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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