The Harlem Globetrotters Newark NJ Tickets
The Harlem Globetrotters are set to bring their 2017 world tour to the Prudential Center this February. The emblematic basketball team, known for its crowd-pleasing antics, incredible trick shots and fancy dribbling, is on a celebration trek. It’s the 90th anniversary of their first road game in Hinckley, Illinois. The Globetrotters have certainly lived up to their name, having played games in more than 122 countries. Hundreds of millions of fans attend their live games, and the soaring sales of The Harlem Globetrotters Newark tickets suggest a jam-packed arena.
Know More About The Harlem Globetrotters
All set with your The Harlem Globetrotters Newark tickets? The most popular basketball team that has fans all over the country is coming to the Prudential Center on February 17. The Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating the 90th anniversary of their first game and have taken the festivities on the road. Here’s some exciting information about the team.
- The hoopsters have been entertaining millions of fans for the past 9 decades. Boasting of incredible basketball skills, they entertain the crowd with their comedy routines and on-court antics.
- The Globetrotters originate from the southern Chicago. They were initially formed as the Savoy Big Five by a group of former high school basketball players. They used to entertain the crowd as an opening act at the Chicago’s Savoy Ballroom. People loved them so much that they decided to become “Globe Trotters”.
- At their outset, the Harlem Globetrotters used to play some serious basketball. In their initial years they defeated big teams like the Boston Bruins and Minneapolis Lakers.
- Basketball legend and Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain started his professional basketball career with the Globetrotters. He joined the team in 1958 after his college graduation and stated on numerous occasions that the time he spent with the team was the most enjoyable of his basketball career.
- Three Baseball Hall of Famers have played for the Harlem Globetrotters. They are Bob Gibson – St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, Ferguson Jenkins – Chicago Cubs pitcher and Lou Brock – St. Louis Cardinals speedster.
- The Harlem Globetrotters currently hold 12 world records, including the 9 records set for the “Guinness Book of World Records”.