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The 2012 Harlem Globetrotters rookies include Paul "Tiny" Sturgess, the tallest pro basketball player in the world at 7-8, Jonte "Too Tall" Hall, the shortest Globetrotter ever at 5-2, and Fatima "TNT" Maddox of Temple University, the first female Globetrotter since 1993.
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Nick Wells, 12 is on his way to the Globetrotters game on February 16.
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Four-year-old Evan Stevens shows his tickets. He printed a letter about the amazing fun tricks the Globetrotters can showcase.
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Miles Vivirito will be taken to the game by his sister Sedona as a birthday present.
Four youngsters from Frazier Park and their guests will be cheering in Rabobank Arena on February 16 for the Harlem Globetrotters. The youngsters won tickets in a contest sponsored by The Mountain Enterprise. Each wrote an essay about why they wanted to see the world’s most famous basketball team on the court.
Evan Stevens, 4; Sedona Vivirito, 10; Luke Adams, 13 and each won a pair of tickets to see Globetrotters stars Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang, Dizzy Grant, Scooter Christensen joined by new world class rookies on the North American portion of their 2012 World Tour.
“The Globetrotters are excited to welcome a new generation of stars to carry on the storied tradition of the world’s most entertaining basketball team,” said Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider. “This year’s rookie class features some of the most talented and promising players from across the world.”
The outstanding rookies include Paul “Tiny” Sturgess, the world’s tallest pro basketball player at 7’ 8”, Jonte “Too Tall” Hall, the shortest Globetrotter ever at 5’ 2”, and Fatima “TNT” Maddox of Temple University, the team’s first female player since 1993.
Tickets start at $18 and are available at www.harlemglobetrotters.com, www.tickemaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000 or at the Rabobank box office.
This is part of the February 10, 2012 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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