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USF SPORT PR Team Carina Mirabile
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MEDIA RELEASE January 22, 2015 HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL FEB 4
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS TO PERFORM AT AMALIE ARENA
Enjoy a family night out with world famous basketball entertainment team
TAMPA, Fla., (Jan. 22, 2015) – The world famous basketball team The Harlem Globetrotters, will perform on March 4, at 7 p.m. at Amalie Arena 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602 for their 2015 “Washington Generals’ Revenge” tour.
The performance Sponsored by World Vision, Greyhound Lines and Baden Sports combines athleticism, theatre, and comedy all in one.
The original Harlem Globetrotters features some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet. Performing at NBA half time games, their skills have gone unnoticed by fans. The live performance is an unforgettable experience, and not to mention, it’s a fun family night out.
Tickets range from $20 to $110 and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster and bring a printed confirmation to the gates.
The performance will include famous globetrotter stars like Nathaniel "Big Easy" Lofton and his fellow Globetrotter Herbert “Flight Time” Lang who where seen on three seasons of The Amazing Race.
After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.
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. This includes entertainment skills like ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and fan interaction; this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family.
The Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans-among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents-over more than eight thrilling decades playing over 20,000 exhibition games and are proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Harlem Globetrotters first home game was in Hickley, Ill, on Jan 7, 1927.
Note to Editors and Reporters:
The Globetrotters will be available for interviews after the show.
Reporters must schedule private interviews at least 24 hours in advance of the event by emailing Carina Mirabile at or call 813-000-291.
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