publication date: Sunday, February 19, 2017 (part of Winter 2017)

category: Sports

clue: This basketball champ believes that the Earth is flat, despite moving to America from the furthest possible country on the opposite side of the planet.

explanation: Irving was born in Australia. He made headlines in February 2017 for declaring his belief that NASA was hiding evidence that the Earth was flat and other conspiracy theories. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, and Jesse King


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Steve West turns 59 today.