Steph Curry is on the hot seat after he said Americans never landed on the moon. Every school kid knows that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first astronauts to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969.
But the Golden State Warriors star and one of his teammates claim the United States was not the first to land on the moon.
Curry made the controversial statement during a podcast with his teammate Andre Iguodala, and podcast hosts Vince Carter and Kent Bazemore.
Carter and Bazemore agreed that humans have never been to the moon.
"They're gonna come get us. I don't think so either," Curry says.
Co-host Annie Finberg tried to give Curry a chance to take back his uneducated statement. "You don't think so?" she asked.
"Nuh uh," he responded.
"You gotta do the research on Stanley Kubrick," says Bazemore, referring to the famed director who supposedly faked the moon landing on an elaborate stage in a warehouse somewhere.
Curry and the NBA players aren't the only Americans who believe the moon landing was faked. Many people who prefer conspiracy theories to actually picking up a book still cling to the disproven theories that the moon landing never happened.
They point to the American flag that appears to be fluttering in the wind on the moon. But there is no wind on the moon -- and archival video footage shows the flag is perfectly still once it is secured in the ground.
There are also the footprints and lunar rover tracks captured by a lunar orbiter sent into space by Japan, which has no reason to cover up a lie for the U.S.
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