Harlem Globetrotters return to Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA–The world famous Harlem Globetrotters have announced another return visit to Winnipeg this spring!
This game-changing innovation will be on display when the Globetrotters take on the Washington Generals at MTS Centre in Winnipeg on Sunday, April 10th, 2011. Game time is 2:00 p.m.
Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 780-3333 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca .
The Globetrotters, who have contributed more innovations to the game of basketball than any other team in history, have implemented the first-ever 4-point shot as part of all of its games on the team’s 2011 “4 Times the Fun” North American tour. The team was last in Winnipeg in April 2009. For details and ticket information…
Throughout the 2011 North American tour, every Globetrotters game will now feature two designated 4-point shooting spots on each side of midcourt, each located 35 feet from the basket (the spots are 12 feet beyond the NBA’s official 3-point line).
The 4-point option is expected to further open up the playing floor for the Globetrotters as well as their opponents, the Generals, and is expected to generate even more high-scoring action and competitive play.
“I only wish they had this shot when I was playing,” said Globetrotter Legend Curly Neal, one of only five Globetrotters in history to have his jersey number retired. “I could have lit up that scoreboard all night long.”
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