Harlem Globetrotters Bring 2017 World Tour to the VBC
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HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BRING THEIR 2017 WORLD TOUR
TO HUNTSVILLE ON JANUARY 22
Basketball’s most entertaining team will debut the sport’s first 4-point line during 91st season
(ATLANTA, November 1, 2016) –The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the
most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to the Von Braun Center in
Huntsville, AL on January 22 at 3:00pm CST during their 2017 World Tour.
New this season, for the first time ever, the Globetrotters will debut basketball’s first 4-point line.
The 4-point line will be located 30 feet from the basket – 6 feet, 3 inches beyond the top of the NBA’s current
During their 2017 World Tour, the famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton,
the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks,
trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars
will sign autographs and take photos with fans.^
Tickets start at $20.50 and are now available at harlemglobetrotters.com, ticketmaster.com, the Von Braun Center Box Office,
or by phone at 800-745-3000. Information on group and scout tickets can also be found at harlemglobetrotters.com.
The Harlem Globetrotters will tip off their 2017 World Tour on Dec. 26, 2016 and bring their unrivalled
family entertainment to over 250 cities in 48 states across North America.
The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family
entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 90 years. Throughout their history, the Original
Harlem Globetrotters 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 nine thrilling decades. Sponsored by Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc.
is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed
entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters,
*Rosters will vary in each city and are subject to change.
^ Subject to availability
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