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Harlem Globetrotters
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: MLB Great Bob Gibson Dies at 84
October 9, 2020
Gibson emerged as a raw, but immensely talented rookie who would not be denied stardom. He became a full-time starting pitcher in July 1961 and earned his first All-Star appearance in 1962. Gibson won two of three games he pitched in the 1964 World Series, then won 20 games in a season for the first time in 1965. Gibson also pitched three complete game victories in the 1967 World Series. ... read more »
NBA Hall of Famer, Connie Hawkins—Who Played for The Los Angeles Lakers—His Legacy Continues
July 19, 2019
On a bright sunny day in Brooklyn New York less than a dozen people turned out to celebrate the life and legacy of NBA Hall of Famer, Connie Hawkins a stark contrast to a few months ago, in Brooklyn, when a crowd, in a torrential rainstorm, paid tribute to the late Biggie Smalls on the naming of a street in his honor. A Brooklyn politician who was scheduled to speak did not show up but that didn’t phase Isaiah Hawkins (brother of Connie Hawkins), Mel Davis (NY Knicks), Ted Gustus, Coach Ruth Lovelace (Boys & Girls High School), Ray Haskins (LIU, Alexander Hamilton High School) and Judith Brown (sister of ABA Great Roger Brown) who all stood outside Barclay's Center fielding questions with only three media outlets, of which we were included. ... read more »
NCAA Champion is New Member of the Harlem Globetrotters
February 14, 2019
After 93 years, the Harlem Globetrotters are still going strong with shows in the Southland this month. Many talented athletes became players and good will ambassadors for the Globetrotters. Harlem rookie Champ Thompson came from two highly competitive programs in college. ... read more »
Staples Center Catwalk Shot | Harlem Globetrotters
February 13, 2018
 High among the Los Angeles Lakers championship banners and retired jerseys, Harlem Globetrotters star El Gato Melendez made an epic shot from the catwalk of STAPLES Center.  El Gato accomplished the feat as the renowned arena is set to host the NBA All-Star Game this Sunday and the Globetrotters’ tour on Feb. 25. (courtesy of the  Harlem Globetrotters). ... read more / watch video »
The Harlem Globetrotters Showcases Black Girl Magic
February 8, 2018
16 women’s basketball players have joined the Harlem Globetrotters, enforcing girl power from country to country. ... read more »
The History of The Harlem Globetrotters
February 8, 2017
Behind their comedic games are a rich past of talented, competitive players, historic games, and global popularity. ... read more »
Harlem Globetrotters Set 9 Guinness World Records
January 20, 2017
the Harlem Globetrotters set 9 Guinness World Records on Guinness World Records Day- Nov. 17, 2016. The records are as follows: 1. Longest basketball hook shot: Big Easy Lofton ** • New record: 72 ft 6.25 in 2. Longest basketball shot blindfolded: Ant Atkinson ** • New record: 73 ft 10 in 3. Most basketball three pointers in one minute (single ball): Ant Atkinson & Cheese Chisholm • New record: two players tied with 10 three pointers 4. Farthest basketball shot made while sitting on the court: Thunder Law • New record: 58 ft 9.25 in 5. Most bounced basketball three pointers in one minute: Zeus McClurkin • New record: 5 6. Most basketball three pointers made by a pair in one minute: Ant Atkinson & Cheese Chisholm ** • New record: 22 7. Furthest under-one-leg basketball shot: Thunder Law • New record: 52 ft 5.5 in 8. Longest blindfolded basketball hook shot: Big Easy Lofton ** • New record: 58 ft 2.5 in 9. Most basketball slam dunks in one minute (individual): Zeus McClurkin • New record: 16 ... read more / watch video »
Harlem Globetrotters Set 9 Guinness World Records
November 20, 2016
Harlem Globetrotters Bring New Tour To Los Angeles Area On The Heels Of Setting Nine Guinness World Records™ Records ... read more / watch video »
Rooftop Trick Shots | Las Vegas edition | Harlem Globetrotters
April 11, 2016
Vegas-native Scooter Christensen made the first ever basketball shots at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. ... read more / watch video »

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