The Harlem Globetrotters Peoria Tickets
Known for their on-field theatrics, athleticism and drama, the Harlem Globetrotters are undoubtedly America’s most entertaining basketball team. Founded in 1926 as Harlem’s Savoy Ballroom’s premier attraction, the team was originally called the Savoy Big Five. After going through a few name changes, the team today is called the Harlem Globetrotters.
One of the distinguishing features of this team is that it is famous even in those countries where basketball is not a popular sport. The Globetrotters have played in more than a 120 countries in front millions of fans, including heads of states, monarchs, and celebrities. They will soon be shooting hoops in Peoria, IL. If you haven’t seen them in action before, then get the Harlem Globetrotters Peoria tickets today for the entire family.
Peoria Civic Center is where the Globetrotters will be showcasing their skills. It is the home of the Bradley Braves men’s basketball team and as such offers state of the art facilities for basketball teams.
A Few Interesting Facts about the Harlem Globetrotters
Arts and sports have bridged the gap between waring nations. This holds especially true for the Harlem Globetrotters. In 1959, at the height of the Cold War, the Globetrotters played nine games in Moscow. The team, which included Wilt ‘The Stilt’ Chamberlain, was warmly welcomed by Muscovites. During one of the games, it was reported that A Soviet audience of 14,000 sat almost silently, as if in awe. The team was then presented with the Athletic Order of Lenin medal, which was seen as a sign of improving US – Soviet relations.
The Harlem Globetrotters have also had movies made about them. The Harlem Globetrotters and Super Globetrotters were cartoons, while The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan’s Island was released in 1981.
While there are NBA players such as Wilt Chamberlain who played for the Harlem Globetrotters, Nathaniel “Sweetwater” Clifton was one Globetrotter who made it into NBA after playing with the Globetrotters. Clifton was the center forward for the New York Knicks from 1950 to 1956.
The Globetrotters have had non-basketball players as its members too – Lionel Messi, Tim Tebow and Usain Bolt are a few examples.
In short, the Harlem Globetrotters is comedy, theatre and athleticism combined in one team.
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