Harlem Globetrotters one of the coolest basketball teams in the world


"Globetrotter Michael 'Wild Thing' Wilson set a world record in 2000 by dunking on a 12 foot hoop at Final Four weekend.... a record that stands to this day and one of 12 world records currently held by the Globetrotters players. "


Wilt Chamberlin,Connie Hawkins and many others played for the Globetrotters.

Girls playing

In 1985,Olympic Gold medalist Lynette Wooddard joined the trotters, becoming the first girl female to play on a men's pro basketball team and helping to blaze a path for the WNBA. The Globetrotters have featured 13 female players in their illustrious history.

1st championship

Defeating the Chicago Bruins in 1940, the Globetrotters won their first championship. They blew the worlds mind by beating Minneapolis Lakers.


The team was also active in Philanthropic efforts, with charitable contributions totaling over $11 million under Jackson's guidance.

How it began

Abe Saperstein found the team in 1927, and they played their first road game in Hinckley, Illinois.


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