Despite what you may have heard, the big news at the NBA All-Star Weekend wasn't West beating East 192-182 (c'mon! Guard somebody would cha?) No, it was the science laid down by Cleveland Cavalier Kyrie Irving.

According to Uproxx, Kyrie was on a podcast recently when he announced that he believes the Earth is flat and does NOT rotate around the sun. Which disputes 2400 years of science, but, whatever. I've never been in space, but it IS true that you can see the curvature of the earth when you get above 35,000 feet - and I've seen that. Maybe Kyrie needs to take a look outside on one of those Cavalier charter flights.

The good news is that Kyrie has good friends who will back up his beliefs. Former Michigan State basketball star Draymond Green was asked about Kyrie's theory and said, "It's hard to call someone's opinions crazy. That's what he thinks." When he was told there's photographic proof that the world is round, Draymond said,  "Who's to say that picture is telling the truth?"

And because there's no "I" in "team" - LeBron James, Kyrie's teammate, just defended him without question:


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