Catch the Harlem Globetrotters in L.A.



The Harlem Globetrotters are going to be at the Honda Center in Anaheim on February 17 (Saturday) and the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 18 (Sunday).



Full schedule:

Tue 2/13/2007 San Bernardino, CA Coussoulis Arena
Wed 2/14/2007 Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Arena
Thu 2/15/2007 Santa Barbara, CA UCSB Event Center
Fri 2/16/2007 San Diego, CA ipayOne Center
Sat 2/17/2007 Anaheim, CA Honda Center
Sun 2/18/2007 San Diego, CA ipayOne Center
Mon 2/19/2007 Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center

Tickets available on the left sidebar of their homepage.

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS
- founded in Chicago in the 1920s

theme music is the whistled version of "Sweet Georgia Brown" performed by Brother Bones

famous creator and owner: Abe Saperstein (Basketball Hall of Fame, 1970)

famous players:
Reece "Goose" Tatum, Inman Jackson, Geese Ausbie, Fred "Curly" Neal (the dribbler w/ the shaven head), Mannie Jackson, Paul Gaffney

NBA players
Wilt "The Stilt" Chamberlain
Connie "The Hawk" Hawkins
Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton

Marques Haynes, George "Meadowlark" Lemon, Jerome James, former Temple coach John Chaney

occasionally:
Baseball Hall of Famers Bob Gibson, Ferguson Jenkins, Lou Brock

Bill Cosby had a contract with the Globetrotters when he was younger.

first female Globetrotter in 1985: Olympic gold medalist Lynette Woodard

To learn more, read the book Spinning the Globe: The Rise, Fall, and Return to Greatness of the Harlem Globetrotters.