2009/05/07

Harlem Globetrotters in Manila, Philippines


Harlem Globetrotters traveling exhibition team in the world. Founded by Abe Saperstein in 1927. They are Ambassadors of Goodwill. Entertaining everyone from Presidents to Popes. Playing lots of basketball tricks and acrobatic stuffs outside and inside the court. All their games are real ballgames their frequent opponent are the Washington Generals since 1962. In 12,596 games lost only 2. And their longest winning streak is 8,829 in 24 years and this could be the longest in the world by a basketball team. This broke by Kareem Abdul Jabar's All Star Team by tallying 34 big points win MVP of the game 91-85 over the Harlem Globetrotters. All time win reach 22,000 wins against 345 lost, .984 or 98.4% winning percentage. Their main opponents are College/University All Stars, National Teams, Ball Clubs Teams, NCAA Teams, others. They are famous in the world. Michael "Wild Thing" Wilson set a record dunk of 12 foot high as a Globtrotter a World Record. They will play 3 games in Manila on May 24-25, 2009 in Araneta Coliseum, Cubao Q.C. Metro Manila, Philippines. One of their player visited in Philippine Basketball Association PBA doing some great and awesome stuff to promote their coming games in the Philippines.
Famous Retired Numbers
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  • 36 Meadowlark Lemon - 2001
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24 comments:

Estrellita said...

Hello Bradpetehoops,
Thanks for your comment in my blog!!! It´s make me happy because is the first one from another country!... (sorry If I have some mistake but I´m not speak english very well)... I hope you visit my blog soon.

Lily said...

hi, thanks for the visit. Nice blog

Sreenivasu S said...

Hello Bradpetehoops,
Thanks for commenting on my blog.
Nice blog and concept.
I will be happy if u follow my blog.

emmi said...

Thank you!, nice day.

Alyssa said...

Hi!
Thanks for the comment! The 4th girl (Jessica Szohr) is Hungarian and a quarter black, she is very beautiful! :)

pinkapplecore said...

Thank you for the nice comment! I really enjoy it when people like my photos!

Eeli said...

lol I never knew the Harlem Globetrotters weren't an actual team until a couple of weeks ago! Seriously! haha. Was just never really interested in international basketball leagues etc.


Hope you're having a gooooooooood day :)

Bradpetehoops said...

Alyssa you mean that woman is Hungarian. Oh I see I thought she's a Filipina. Thanks!

Bradpetehoops said...

Eeli yeh your photos are so cute. Thanks a lot.

Bradpetehoops said...

Pinkapplecore yes, I like your beautiful and pretty pictures.

Bradpetehoops said...

Eeli yes they are playing in international exhibition games to entertain people. New Zealand is a best nation in Oceania Continent in World Championship finished 4th even though Australia had the most appearance. And produced NBA player.

Joelyne said...

thank you for your comment! =)

xxx
sydneygirl

Helena C de Araujo said...

Sempre me encantei com a performance dos Globetrotters. Interessante post!
Abra├žos!

Bradpetehoops said...

Joelyne a Greek/Indian woman.Thank you. You're pretty. Helena of Brazil yes, sempre HG are great players. Gracias!

Bradpetehoops said...

Joelyne and Helena thanks for wonderful komentos.

minnie said...

Yeap! I heard about it last night! It's funny!

Bradpetehoops said...

Thanks Mr. Chris Pacana.

TC said...

Thanks for commenting on my blog, you have a love of sports obviously! I've always wanted to see the Harlem Globetrotters in person but have never gotten to.

Bradpetehoops said...

TC I do expressed my gratitude to you!

Bradpetehoops said...

Even little fellas knew this spectacular team.

Micaela said...

awww I love the Globetrotters!

talented and with big hearts.
Nice to meet you :)

fellow filipino and basketball fan... can't go wrong! xo

Bradpetehoops said...

Micaela thanks pretty woman.

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