The Harlem Globetrotters Ontario Tickets
A basketball game can make you pump your fist in the air, it can also make you cry, smile, depress, cuss, feel over the top of the world, but it can’t make you roll over with laughter. Except this basketball team. The Harlem Globetrotters are famous the world over for their acrobatics, comedy, theatrics and athleticism. It is perhaps the only American sport team, which has performed in over 100 countries. After playing over 26,000 exhibition games, the Globetrotters are about to arrive in Ontario. If you haven’t been to one of their games already, then make sure to get The Harlem Globetrotters Ontario tickets now and take your whole family to watch these eccentric basketball players.
The Harlem Globetrotters are immediately recognized by their blue, red and white jersey. They however wear white and blue jersey on their away games and you’ll be watching them play in white and blue at the Citizens Business Bank Arena.
From Chicago to Harlem: Some Interesting Facts
Interestingly, the Harlem Globetrotters had nothing to do with Harlem. The team was formed in Chicago in 1926 and all the players were also from Chicago. Matter of fact, they did not play their first game in Harlem till 1968. Harlem was adopted as the team’s name since at the time it was center of African-American culture and Renaissance.
Another interesting fact about the team is that they were a regular basketball team, which participated competitively. Matter of fact, they won the World Professional Basketball Tournament in 1940. It was actually one of the players, Reece “Goose” Tatum, who gradually introduced comic routines in the team’s play, which overtime became so prevalent that the Harlem Globetrotters are today known as an exhibition team.
Did You Know?
The Harlem Globetrotters have honorary members too. You’ll be surprised to know that from a former Pope to Bob Hope to Nelson Mandela, The Harlem Globetrotters in total have eight honorary globetrotters.
The tallest player who has played for the Globetrotters was Paul “Tiny” Sturgess – he was 7’8” tall. The shortest globetrotter was 5’2” – Jonte “Too Tall” Hall.
If you enjoy basketball, which is full of laughter, acrobatics, comedy and theatrics, then get The Harlem Globetrotters Ontario tickets now.
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