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Harlem Globetrotters Dribble Across Brooklyn Bridge (Photos)

Trotting to Brooklyn


Epoch Times Staff
Created: October 3, 2012 Last Updated: October 7, 2012
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Teammates from the Harlem Globetrotters dribble, pose, and perform while crossing the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday in celebration of their first time playing in Brooklyn. The team will be the first professional basketball team to play at the new Barclays Center on Sunday, Oct. 7. They used pink basketballs to show their support for National Breast Cancer Awareness. Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, presented a proclamation to the team as he welcomed it into Brooklyn Wednesday.

(L-R) "Hammer" Harrison, Paul "Tiny" Sturgess, "TNT" Maddox, "Handles" Franklin, and "Cheese" Chisholm of the Harlem Globetrotters pose on the Brooklyn Bridge with pink basketballs in New York, Oct. 3. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

(L-R) "Hammer" Harrison, Paul "Tiny" Sturgess, "TNT" Maddox, "Handles" Franklin, and "Cheese" Chisholm of the Harlem Globetrotters pose on the Brooklyn Bridge with pink basketballs in New York, Oct. 3. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

The Harlem Globetrotters start their way across the Brooklyn Bridge on Oct. 3. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

The Harlem Globetrotters start their way across the Brooklyn Bridge on Oct. 3. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

 

"Cheese" Chisholm (L) and "Hammer" Harrison of the Harlem Globetrotters, (R) pose on the Brooklyn Bridge as Harrison performs tricks with a pink basketball. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

"Cheese" Chisholm (L) and "Hammer" Harrison of the Harlem Globetrotters, (R) pose on the Brooklyn Bridge as Harrison performs tricks with a pink basketball. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

The Harlem Globetrotters make their way across the Brooklyn Bridge on Oct. 3. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

The Harlem Globetrotters make their way across the Brooklyn Bridge on Oct. 3. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

 

"Hammer" Harrison balances a basketball on his head as "Handles" Franklin (L) and Paul "Tiny" Sturgess (R) provide encouragement in Brooklyn, NY on Oct. 3. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

"Hammer" Harrison balances a basketball on his head as "Handles" Franklin (L) and Paul "Tiny" Sturgess (R) provide encouragement in Brooklyn, NY on Oct. 3. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz poses with Paul "Tiny" Sturgess from the Harlem Globetrotters in Brooklyn on Oct. 3. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz poses with Paul "Tiny" Sturgess from the Harlem Globetrotters in Brooklyn on Oct. 3. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

"TNT" Maddox (L) and "Hammer" Harrison (R) of the Harlem Globetrotters pose with a special jersey in celebration of their first time playing in Brooklyn coming up on Oct. 5. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

"TNT" Maddox (L) and "Hammer" Harrison (R) of the Harlem Globetrotters pose with a special jersey in celebration of their first time playing in Brooklyn coming up on Oct. 5. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

 

(Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

(Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

 

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