Sweet Georgia Brown! The Harlem Gobetrotters signature tune will play out to signal the return of the basketball wizards to Sheffield and we have tickets to be won, writes Graham Walker.
They first slam dunked their way into the Arena back in April 1992 and remain undefeated in the last nine fixtures there.
Thety are back on Sunday, April 26, 7.30 tip-off.
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will face the infamous Washington Generals - who are more determined than ever to match the franchise’s historic last victory over the Globetrotters, nearly a half century ago.
With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard, Firefly Fisher and Moose Weekes – plus female stars TNT Maddox, T-Time Brawner and Sweet J Ekworomadu – the Globetrotters’ amazing show is unrivalled in the world of family entertainment.
With incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequalled fan interaction, this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.
The Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating their 89th consecutive year in 2015, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and unique family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages.
They have showcased their iconic talents in 122 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 more than eight thrilling decades.
The Harlem Globetrotters promise fun-filled family entertainment.
Guarantee your seat.
Tickets for the tour, which ends in Sheffield, are £16.50 to £49.50. Buy in person, online at www.motorpointarenasheffield.co.uk or call the box office on 0114 2565656.
Also see The Star’s entertainments and listings site at www.wow247.co.uk.
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