The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are set to thrill Australians with their iconic brand of basketball during a national tour next April.
NBL Owner and Executive Director Larry Kestelman said he was delighted to bring the Harlem Globetrotters to Australia.
“The Harlem Globetrotters have entertained millions of people all over the world for 92 years and we are excited to have them here in Australia next April,” he said.
“We want to bring the biggest and best basketball events to Australia. We are in the business of delivering great family entertainment and the Harlem Globetrotters are just that.”
First formed in 1926, the Harlem Globetrotters have become one of the most popular entertainment brands in the world, performing hundreds of live shows every year.
Their unique basketball skills and wizardry have thrilled fans around the world and they are synonymous with family entertainment and breaking down barriers and social divides.
They hold 17 Guinness World Record Titles and recently tipped off their 2018 `Amazing Feats of Basketball’ World Tour of more than 30 countries around the globe.
The Globetrotters have a star-studded roster featuring showman Big Easy Lofton, Too Tall Hall, Scooter Christensen, Spider Sharpless and Torch George, just the 16th female player in team history*.
The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 91 years. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 123 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 nine thrilling decades.