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Monday, January 9, 2012

CONTEST! 3 Family 4-packs of tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters!


Globetrotters Introduce: Class of Newcomers, Highlighted by the Tallest Pro Basketball Player, the Shortest Globetrotter Ever, and the Team’s First Female in 19 Years

On the heels of signing one of the most extraordinary rookie classes in team history, the Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2012 World Tour to KFC Yum Center in Louisville on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, for a doubleheader at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.


Tickets start at $19.00 and are available at http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com/, http://www.ticketmaster.com/, the KFC Yum Center box office, or by phone at 800.745.3000. Information on group and scout tickets can also be found at http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com/.

The outstanding rookies include Paul “Tiny” Sturgess, the world’s tallest pro basketball player at 7-8, Jonte “Too Tall” Hall, the shortest Globetrotter ever at 5-2, and Fatima “TNT” Maddox of Temple University, the team’s first female player since 1993 and ninth female in team history.

PhotobucketThe new Globetrotters also feature the top three finishers from the 2011 College Slam Dunk Contest, including the reigning champ Jacob “Hops” Tucker. At 5-10, Tucker sports a 50-inch vertical leap, and his YouTube videos have garnered well over four million views. Tucker joins slam dunk runner-up John “Jet” Williams of UNC-Asheville and semifinalist Darnell “Spider” Wilks of the University of Cincinnati.

The 2012 rookie class has a total of three seven-footers including 7-4 Jermaine “Stretch” Middleton, the third-tallest player in team history, and 7-foot Anthony “Biggie” McClain. At 7-8, Sturgess becomes the tallest Globetrotter ever after a career at Mountain State University (W.Va.). He is the 19th internationally born player in team history, hailing from Loughborough, England.

Globetrotters are excited to welcome a new generation of stars to carry on the storied tradition of the world’s most entertaining basketball team,” said Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider. “This year’s rookie class features some of the most talented and promising players from across the world.”

Current Globetrotters stars Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang, Dizzy Grant, Scooter Christensen, and many others will team up with the world class rookies for nearly 270 games on the North American portion of the World Tour, bringing the Globetrotter magic to over 230 cities in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and five Canadian provinces.

Player rosters in each city will vary and are subject to change.

Sponsored by Howard Johnson Hotels, Greyhound Lines, Spalding, and Russell Athletic, the Original Harlem Globetrotters will celebrate their 86th consecutive year in 2012, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Throughout their history, the Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 120 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans—among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents—over more than eight thrilling decades. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters’ official Web site: http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com/.

We are giving away 3 family 4-packs of tickets.  1 family 4-pack to the 1/15 2pm game and 2 family 4-packs to the 7pm game. 

For a bonus entry, share this page on your Facebook wall or Twitter account by using share buttons at the bottom of the post and tell your friends to comment on this blog post with your full name (they must post with their name or account)!  Bonus entry for every referral!



Creekermom said...

Spreading the word on this awesome opportunity to see great icons. & wholesome family entertainment.

Anonymous said...

my daughter stacy barnes sent me to this site to sign up. also added you on facebook

teresa armstrong

Anonymous said...

my girlfriend sent me here
stacy barnes

jacob jordan
we hope to win to take our son landen

Anonymous said...

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joseph armstrong

Natasha said...

Enter the contest plus retweeted!!! I hope to win!! I've never been to see them before!!!! https://twitter.com/#!/NatLive/status/157165888511033344