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Even Jeopardy is mocking Dwight Howard’s free throws

Jun 9, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

When Alex Trebek is mocking you, you know it’s bad.

Of course, you know Dwight Howard just thought this was funny and laughed about it.

For those of you studying for the SAT, you can thank Deadspin for finding this and teaching you a word you need to know.

  1. 13arod - Jun 9, 2013 at 2:55 PM

    If i was howard i would sue Jeopardy

    • tampajoey - Jun 9, 2013 at 3:03 PM

      If YOU (13arod) were Howard you’d be juicing Biogenesis style and getting ready to sit out 100 games.

  2. gmsingh123 - Jun 9, 2013 at 3:03 PM

    This just in: Dwight Howard wants Jeopardy traded to another network.

  3. fearthehoody - Jun 9, 2013 at 3:28 PM

    Someone took the time to create an ARod SN?????

    • sabatimus - Jun 9, 2013 at 3:51 PM

      Yes, this moron has bee on HBT for a lengthy time now.

  4. 13arod - Jun 9, 2013 at 4:16 PM

    shut up they still don’t know if the guy who owned the clinc is going to tell to the truth or not or if they don’t find all the evidence

    • sabatimus - Jun 10, 2013 at 3:34 AM

    • sabatimus - Jun 10, 2013 at 3:34 AM

      Listen real close. He’s talking about you.

  5. franklinandbashandflorio - Jun 9, 2013 at 7:21 PM

    Aroid. There fixed it for you.

  6. changeup39 - Jun 9, 2013 at 7:34 PM

    Aroid Roidriguez

  7. Anoesis - Jun 10, 2013 at 10:20 AM

    What is a trajectory, Alex? How does a “narrower one” help? A trajectory is only as wide as the projectile itself. In simple terms a trajectory takes the shape of a parabola, being neither wide nor narrow. Perhaps they meant a higher angle of elevation to Howard’s shot release, resulting in more arch, which would (on a graph) actually result in a “wider,” more pronounced arch rather than “narrower,” flatter one. In any event, I’m confused by the “answer.” Jeopardy’s unique method of providing the answer and then looking for the question is confusing all on its own.

    An interesting aside, related to trajectories, is that the development of the modern computer was driven by the difficulty of assembling tables for the military in applications of aiming field guns. Formatting artillery firing tables was grueling work susceptible to error. The first electronic digital computer, ENIAC, was developed to address this issue, though I’m not sure even a computer could help Howard’s crappy free-throw shooting.

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