The Cleveland Cavaliers apparently have no plans to let this whole “Flat Earth” thing die the quiet death it deserves.
This past weekend at the NBA’s All-Star festivities, Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving sent the basketball world into a tizzy with his claim that the earth is flat, not a sphere, only to later indicate he was (probably) just trolling to get a reaction out of the media.
And that should have been the end of the story, if not for Richard Jefferson wearing a “Flat World Champions” T-shirt on Wednesday, as one does:
It appears as if the shirts are for sale, in case you want to fund the continued scientific illiteracy of our youth:
Now, we sit back and wait for Irving’s response to NASA’s big news about the discovery of a handful of Earth-sized planets orbiting a (relatively) nearby star.