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23:21  15 may  2019
23:21  15 may  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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Wojnarowski said: " Kawhi Leonard just felt all along, it was going to take the full year to sell him on Toronto. Kawhi Leonard' s Game 7 buzzer-beater against the Philadelphia 76ers left many in disbelief, but there are some conspiracy theorists who are convinced the now-iconic shot was rigged.

Kawhi Leonard' s Game 7 buzzer-beater against the Philadelphia 76ers left many in disbelief, but there are some conspiracy theorists who are convinced the This prompted Deadspin' s Dan McQuade to reach out to two Philadelphia physicists to get their thoughts on the shot . "It went in because

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Kawhi Leonard's Game 7 buzzer-beater against the Philadelphia 76ers left many in disbelief, but there are some conspiracy theorists who are convinced the now-iconic shot was rigged.

Since the Toronto Raptors advanced to the Eastern Conference finals, several YouTube videos and Reddit comments have popped up suggesting magnets were the reason the shot went in.

This prompted Deadspin's Dan McQuade to reach out to two Philadelphia physicists to get their thoughts on the shot.

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Kawhi Leonard' s Game 7 buzzer-beater against the Philadelphia 76ers left many in disbelief, but there are some conspiracy theorists who are convinced the now-iconic shot was rigged. This prompted Deadspin' s Dan McQuade to reach out to two Philadelphia physicists to get their thoughts on the shot .

Last Sunday Kawhi Leonard hit a last-second shot that sent his Toronto Raptors to the Eastern Conference Finals against the Philadelphia 76ers, but just when everything looked to be forgotten, conspiracy theorists show up and start making crazy statements on how magnets took Kawhi ’ s

"It went in because Leonard put an unusually high trajectory on the ball to get over (Joel) Embiid's outstretched arm," said Dr. Michael Vogeley, the associate department head for graduate studies at Drexel University's physics department. "Usually, a front-rim shot clanks off or skips over. Here it bounces almost straight up.

"The horizontal momentum toward the rim is almost exactly canceled by the effect of angular momentum of backspin when it hits the rim. There's just enough momentum toward the rim center that, after three more bounces, it settles in."

Bernd Surrow, the vice chair of Temple University's physics department, told McQuade it's "very likely" that the ball went in due to "an increased level of friction during a reflection of the ball since the ball was spinning."

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When the Toronto Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard got the ball with 4.2 seconds left in a tied Game 7, it didn’t look like he’d get a good shot off. To be fair, those sites attract the kind of people who would think pro basketball is controlled by magnets , and as with anything on the internet, it’ s hard to tell where

Days after Kawhi Leonard shut the internet down with his crazy last-second shot that bounced four times on the rim before going in , people are now coming up with an Conspiracy theorists took to YouTube and explained in detail as to why magnets were the reason that ball fell inside the hoop.

So there you have it. Magnets had nothing to do with Leonard's shot going in.

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