When you talk about entertaining basketball, only one team’s name comes to mind. They are the one and only The Harlem Globetrotters, the most popular exhibition basketball franchise in the world. Over the years they have travelled to over a hundred and twenty countries where they have played a whopping twenty six thousand games to date and they’re far from done yet.
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Up in the air
The Globetrotters were formed over eighty five years ago by the Savoy Ballroom in Chicago. The management believed that they needed a unique new form of entertainment to attract customers and soon devised a plan to form a basketball team. That team would use trick shots, comedy and theatrics to keep audiences entertained. It did not take long for the ‘Savoy Big Five’ to become famous and after getting into a disagreement with their proprietors, they branched out to form The Harlem Globetrotters.
Straight into the basket
Over the years, The Globetrotters have become part of the American pop culture due to their regular appearances on television and film. Their self-titled film came out in 1951, which was followed by the sequel, “Go, Man, Go!” three years later, as well as a self-titled animated series which aired between 1970 and 1972.
A documentary on the team, called ‘Harlem Globetrotters: The Team that Changed the World’ was also released in 2006 and they continue to play to this day. If you want to see them play as well, then get The Harlem Globetrotters Charlottesville tickets and enjoy fixture dazzling basketball display, live at the John Paul Jones Arena.