Though just an exhibition team, the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team is one of the best known sports organizations in the world. The origins of the Globetrotters trace back to 1926 and have grown to an entertainment juggernaut.
Centered on family entertainment, the Globetrotters use both incredible athleticism and slapstick comedy. Through tradition and quality, the past few years have been record setting for the team. In 2009, they broke a single game team record for paid tickets for their February 15 appearance at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Millions of fans have entered the turnstiles to see the Globetrotters and over the next few years millions more will.
For 90 years, the Harlem Globetrotters have brought fun, dazzling talent, and hilarious comedy to basketball courts around the world. Next year, tickets to this raucous event will become more available to fans than ever before with a recent 3-year partnership deal with Ticket Galaxy. As the nation’s leading... Read more
The Harlem Globetrotters, the most famous basketball team in the world having played in 120 countries and on six continents, have shattered box office records on the 2009 Spinning the Globe World Tour with 29 new box office marks through its first eight weeks. On February 15 at the... Read more
The Harlem Globetrotters’ 2008 Magic As Ever Tour broke North American records with a nearly 5 percent increase in gross tour revenue, set all-time levels for merchandise sales, hit television ratings highs and exponentially increased online traffic, re-establishing the Globetrotters as a worldwide entertainment powerhouse. The Globetrotters’ storied arch... Read more
By Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen The Harlem Globetrotters have appointed Peter LaPointe, a 14-year veteran of the National Football League, as the team’s new senior vice president, Sponsorship Sales. “Peter brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team,” said Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider in a statement.... Read more