Up & Coming Weekly

July 06, 2021

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM JULY 7-13, 2021 UCW 11 Harlem Globetrotters bring new tour to the Crown Coliseum a STAFF REPORT e World-Famous Harlem Glo- betrotters are bringing their newly reimagined Spread Game Tour to the Crown Coliseum on Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. is new tour is a basketball event like no other. Ankle-breaking moves, jaw-dropping swag, and rim- rattling dunks are only some of the thrills you can expect from this fully modernized show. Part streetball from the players who defined it, part interactive family entertainment, the new tour will show off the best of the Globetrotters in a dazzling exhibition of talent and game. e Spread Game Tour is the rescheduled event from the March 2020 game that was cancelled due to COVID. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Cape- FearTix.com, at the Crown Complex Box Office and at Leisure Travel Services on Fort Bragg. is tour introduces new premium fan experiences with unprecedented access and interaction, including celebrity court passes, meets and greets with players, and in select markets, the #SQUADZONE, where fans have the opportunity to feel like part of the show. For over 95 years, the Harlem Globetrotters organization has been committed to spreading joy through their artful athleticism and unparal- leled basketball skill. e Globetrot- ters have always been global ambas- sadors of goodwill. e reimagined team is even more committed to bringing their voice to social justice conversations while inviting com- munities all over the U.S. to come together and recognize the power of our commonalities and celebrate our differences. e Globetrotters' mission, to spread game and bring family entertainment to the world, continues to drive them today. e originators of basketball style, influencers on today's game, and skilled athletes of the highest order, the world-famous Harlem Globetrot- ters have showcased their iconic tal- ents in 124 countries and territories on six continents since their found- ing in 1926. Proud inductees into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, their mission to spread game and bring entertainment to the world continues to drive them today. e Globetrotters are innovators of the game who popularized the jump shot, slam dunk, and invented the half-court hook shot. For nearly a century, the Globe- trotters have exhibited Black excel- lence on and off the court, entertain- ing, inspiring and advancing the racial progress of today. e Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For more information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters' official website www. harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on social media. EVENT FREE HEALTH CARE • for uninsured Adults call 910.485.0555 e current Harlem Globetrotters lineup includes (left) TNT Lister (#18 Guard) and (right) Dragon Taylor (#24 Forward). (Photos courtesy www.facebook.com/HarlemGlo- betrotters)

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