If you’ve never had the chance to go to a Harlem Globetrotters game, you are missing out. You don’t have to be a basketball fan to enjoy the wildly entertaining antics and trick shots by the Harlem Globetrotters players. We went to our first Harlem Globetrotters game back in 2012 and it was great!
I’m so excited to share that we have some (4 pack) tickets to give away for both the Augusta, Georgia and Aiken, South Carolina shows! We also have an exclusive discount available on Harlem Globetrotter tickets. Just visit Georgialinatix.com and use the code MOM to receive $5 off your tickets!*
Upcoming Harlem Globetrotter Dates in the CSRA:
USC Aiken Convocation Center on Wednesday, March 11th at 7 p.m.
James Brown Arena on Friday, March 13th at 7 p.m.
Tickets for both games are on sale now through Georgialinatix.com. Use the code MOM to save $5!*
Let’s test your Harlem Globetrotters knowledge with a fun trivia game! (Answer key below.)
1. As one of the most versatile athletes in the world, which current Globetrotter made it to the finals of “American Ninja Warrior” on NBC and previously had a tryout with the New York Jets?
2. Which Globetrotter is the shortest player in team history?
3. Who are the only Globetrotters to have their jersey numbers retired?
4. How far from the basket is the Harlem Globetrotters’ 4-point shot?
5. What Harlem Globetrotter holds the Guinness World Records for the longest basketball shot from 109’ 9”?
6. When was the last time the Washington Generals organization beat the Globetrotters?
7. What is the Globetrotters’ theme song?
8. How many popes have the Harlem Globetrotters performed for in their history?
9. Name the people who have the distinction of being official Honorary Harlem Globetrotters:
10. In what year did the Globetrotters become the first sports team to be honored with a star on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame?
11. On what spacecraft did the Harlem Globetrotters send a basketball in 2009, becoming the first team to ever send a ball into space?
12. Where, and in what year, did the Harlem Globetrotters play their first game?
13. What World Championship team did the Globetrotters defeat in both 1948 and 1949?
14. What is the largest crowd for which the Globetrotters have ever played?
15. Which Globetrotter was the first African-American to sign an NBA contract?
16. What year were the Harlem Globetrotters inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a team?
1. Bull Bullard 2. current Globetrotter Too Tall Hall at 5’2” 3. Wilt Chamberlain , Marques Haynes , Curly Neal , Meadowlark Lemon , and Goose Tatum  4. 35 feet, nearly 12 feet further than the NBA’s 3-point arc. 5. Thunder Law 6. January 5, 1971, in Martin, Tennessee, Harlem Globetrotters lost in overtime by a score of 100-99. 7. Sweet Georgia Brown 8. 4: Pope Pius XII-1952; Pope John XXIII-1959; Pope Paul VI-1963; Pope John Paul II-1986 and 2000. 9. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Whoopi Goldberg, Dr. Henry Kissinger, Bob Hope, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Nelson Mandela, Pope John Paul II, Rev. Jesse Jackson. 10. 1982 11. The Space Shuttle Atlantis. 12. Hinckley, Illinois, in 1927 13. Minneapolis Lakers, led by Hall of Famer George Mikan 14. Over 75,000 in Berlin, Germany, in 1951. 15. Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton, who signed with the New York Knicks in 1950. 16. 2002
Which Trivia answer surprised you the most? Did you get any of them right?
* Use code MOM to receive $5 off tickets to see the Globetrotters. Exclusions: Code valid online only, available on select price levels. Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Limit 8 tickets per purchase. Offer expires 24 hours before game date.
Harlem Globetrotters Tickets Giveaway
We have (3) Family Four Packs to giveaway – 2 for the Augusta game and 1 for Aiken! 3 Winners will be randomly selected and tickets will be available at Will Call on the day of the game. Giveaway ends on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 11:59pm EST. Void where prohibited. Please enter via the Rafflecopter entry form below. Good luck! We hope to see you at the game!
Disclosure: About A Mom received Harlem Globetrotter game tickets.