The world’s premiere basketball team is returning to South Africa to put on their most outrageous exhibition yet. 

The Harlem Globetrotters are returning to South Africa after almost two decades. The US-based exhibition basketball squad is one of the world’s most loved sports teams, bringing a unique blend of athleticism and theatre to the center court. South Africans will get to experience all of this first-hand, starting 1 July.

The Globetrotters are much more than entertainers though, they are a super capable force with hoop skills second to none.  The team have a unique showcase of basketball skills that have found their way into the record books and showmanship that will enthral the whole family. Take your family during the winter season to see the Globetrotters perform upside down shots, trick shots and passes plus unbelievable slam dunks and three pointers hurled from the opposite side of the court.

The Harlem Globetrotters is the world’s premiere basketball exhibition team. Founded in 1926 as the Savoy Big Five, the Harlem Globetrotters have since risen in fame and legacy with their sensational skills and exuberance both on court and off. The squad is made up from the world’s most talented male and female athletes who continue to smash their way into the record books while putting on one of the most entertaining shows that the whole family can enjoy. Their passion for the sport is matched only by their heart as they continue to be goodwill ambassadors worldwide. They have visited over 120 countries across the world thrilling crowds with their shows.  The Harlem Globetrotters will be visiting South Africa during their 2015 World Tour.

See the Harlem Globetrotters in action: Cape Town 1 and 2 July; KwaZulu Natal 3 and 5 July, and Johannesburg 9 and 10 July 2015.

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