Stephen Curry says he doesn’t believe humans landed on moon
Stephen Curry either is pulling a fast one on everybody or became the latest NBA player to espouse a bizarre scientific conspiracy theory by claiming he does not believe humans ever landed on the moon.
The Golden State Warriors superstar recently made an appearance on the “Winging It” podcast alongside teammate Andre Iguodala. During a discussion with hosts Vince Carter and Kent Bazemore, Curry questioned the generally established scientific fact — save for the views held by conspiracy theorists on the fringes — that humans ever walked on the moon.
Instead, Curry evidently believes NASA staged the moon landing, with the urban legend that esteemed director Stanley Kubrick played a significant role in producing the fake the footage.
NBC Sports’ Dan Feldman was the first to chronicle Curry’s odd commentary.
Curry: “We ever been to the moon?”
Multiple responders: “Nope.”
Curry: “They’re gonna come get us. I don’t think so, either.”
Feldman goes on to note that “Winging It” co-host Annie Finberg gave Curry a chance to back out of the claim. Curry declined to do so.
As mentioned, Curry is just as likely to be engaging in some chicanery and executing an excellent troll-job by expressing his supposed skepticism of moon landings.
That said, one needn’t look any further than Kyrie Irving’s flirtation over the years with flat-Earth conspiracy theories for proof that espousing such scientifically dubious arguments is not unprecedented in the NBA. It does merit noting, however, that Irving has since recanted his allegiance to the world’s flat-Earthers.
As for Curry, time will tell whether or not he truly ascribes to the loony lunar conspiracy theory or is just joking around to get a rise out of people.