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Explaining free throws to Martians

Updated: March 7, 2011, 3:02 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Shaquille O'NealRon Turenne/NBAE/Getty ImagesCeltics' center Shaquille O'Neal is shooting 52.7 percent from the foul line for his 18-year career.

It's good to have our sacred cows challenged once in a while; either it reinforces even more strongly why we believe something already, or it forces us to acknowledge alternate views of reality. Either way we learn something along the way.

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