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On the heels of signing one of the most extraordinary rookie classes in team history, the Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2012 World Tour to Verizon Arena in North Little Rock on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets to see the worlds most famous basketball team will go on sale on Monday, Oct. 17, at 10:00 a.m. Tickets start at $21.75 and are available at www.harlemglobetrotters.com, www.ticketmaster.com, the Verizon Arena box office, or by phone at 800.745.3000. Information on group and scout tickets can also be found at www.harlemglobetrotters.com.
The outstanding rookies include Paul Tiny Sturgess, the worlds 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 teams first female player since 1993 and ninth female in team history.
The new Globetrotters also feature the top three finishers from the 2011 College Slam Dunk Contest, including the reigning champ Jacob Hops Tucker. At 5-10, Tucker sports a 50-inch vertical leap, and his YouTube videos have garnered well over four million views. Tucker joins slam dunk runner-up John Jet Williams of UNC-Asheville and semifinalist Darnell Spider Wilks of the University of Cincinnati.
The 2012 rookie class has a total of three seven-footers including 7-4 Jermaine Stretch Middleton, the third-tallest player in team history, and 7-foot Anthony Biggie McClain. At 7-8, Sturgess becomes the tallest Globetrotter ever after a career at Mountain State University (W.Va.). He is the 19th internationally born player in team history, hailing from Loughborough, England.
The Globetrotters are excited to welcome a new generation of stars to carry on the storied tradition of the worlds most entertaining basketball team, said Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider. This years rookie class features some of the most talented and promising players from across the world.
Current Globetrotters stars Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang, Dizzy Grant, Scooter Christensen, and many others will team up with the world class rookies for nearly 270 games on the North American portion of the World Tour, bringing the Globetrotter magic to over 230 cities in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and five Canadian provinces.
Player rosters in each city will vary and are subject to change.