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Harlem Globetrotters coming to Stabler Arena Feb. 12

The legendary Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their 2009 “Spinning the Globe” World Tour to Bethlehem on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009 with their completely unique brand of exciting family fun, sure to create enduring memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.

Fans will be captivated by the Globetrotters’ basketball wizardry, hilarious antics and fan interaction, all presented by some of the world’s greatest athletes and entertainers, such as the reigning Clown Prince of Basketball, “Special K” Daley; dribbling sensation Scooter Christensen; the gravity-defying “Hi-Lite” Bruton; fan favorite “Ant” Atkinson; ball handler extraordinaire Blenda Rodriguez; and "El Gato" Melendez, the first Puerto Rican-born player to ever suit up for the Globetrotters.

“The Harlem Globetrotters are the very definition of family entertainment and great basketball,” says Michael Kenney, the Globetrotters’ senior vice president, live event marketing. “There is no better time than now to come to Stabler Arena and thoroughly enjoy a wonderful family outing and share memories that will last forever.”

Sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, Spalding, and America’s Best Contacts and Eyeglasses, the Harlem Globetrotters will take the court on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets start at $24.50 and are available at the Stabler Arena box office or at www.ticketmaster.com. Individual ticket information can also be found on the Harlem Globetrotters’ official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com, as well as info on group and scout tickets.

Now in their 83rd consecutive season of touring the world, the Harlem Globetrotters have played in 120 countries on six continents, entertaining over 128 million fans and crossing barriers between cultures, societies and people from all walks of life. The Globetrotters are one of only six teams to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase team merchandise, visit www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

--Brynn Buskirk

Posted on Sunday, January 25, 2009

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