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LeBron James Gets Curious For Khan Academy

by Micah Hart

If you are not familiar with The Khan Academy, it’s an educational website founded by Salman Khan, a Harvard and MIT-trained educator, that offers people the opportunity to “learn almost anything for free.”

LeBron James, through his LeBron James Family Foundation, recently partnered with the website for a little series called “LeBron Asks“, which tackles a number of educational topics as seen through the lens of basketball.

Here’s an example, using consecutive free throws made to teach a little math and statistics:

I gotta say, this is pretty cool. The videos are entertaining and informative, and this one in particular makes me want to go work on my free-throw shooting for a few hours to improve the roughly 0.001% chance I have of making 10 straight.

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