NBA Star Asks The Most Important Question Of Our Time

It’s plagued generations of kids…and now a world class athlete.

1. Today, Oklahoma City Thunder big man Kendrick Perkins was laying around, when suddenly he was struck by a question.

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3. It wasn't like that time he wondered if it was raining out (a simple glance out the window had solved that one). This was different. It was inpenetrable. So he turned to Twitter for help.

5. Thankfully, the greatest knowledge database the Internet has ever created, Yahoo! Answers, has tackled this exact question.

6. So there you go, Kendrick. Does that answer your question?

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7. No? Why not. Wait. You do know that cartoons aren't real, right?

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8. Okay Kendrick, maybe you should sit down for this…

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