The Harlem Globetrotters

Monday, February 14, 2011

Harlem Globetrotters legend Curly Neal and current player Buckets Blakes talk about the legendary team and how it has influenced the game of basketball. The Globetrotters’ are on the “4 Times the Fun” tour across North America, and are playing six games in the New York area February 18-21.


Buckets Blakes and Curly Neal

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Bob from Palham, NY

Saw the Globetrotters a few years back at Basketball Hall of Fame clinic and game in Springfield MA. Still remember in the player intros that each one was a graduate of his college or university, not just an attendee passing through. Impressive individually, and a great reminder for the kids in attendance.

Feb. 14 2011 01:58 PM
Dano from Kearny, NJ

Thank You Gentlemen for the time you gave me with me father. He was a very hard working man who would make a valiant effort to find time to be with the family and one of those times was when the Harlem Globetrotters were on TV on a weekend afternoon. Your names are burned into my memory along with laughing with my father at your antics.

Feb. 14 2011 01:55 PM
Wayne from UWS

I once worked with Curly on a broadway musical workshop called "Hoopz" directed by Kenny Leon. The project was canceled but I wonder if they are ever going to pick it up?

Feb. 14 2011 01:53 PM

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