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Harlem Globetrotters to take trick shots off the Battleship NJ

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS ATTEMPT TO MAKE TRICK SHOTS FROM BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY TO HOOP ON TUGBOAT IN DELAWARE RIVER

 

DATE:              Tuesday, March 3 at 11 a.m.

 

PLACE:            Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton St, Camden Waterfront, NJ 08103

 

WHO:               Harlem Globetrotters Big Easy Lofton, Handles Franklin, Moose Weekes, Buckets Blakes

General public are invited to attend free of charge

 

MEDIA NOTE:   Media are welcome to this event.  Please RSVP to nemeth@harlemglobetrotters.com.

 

DETAILS:         Four stars of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters will battle the cold, wind, and extreme distance to attempt trick shots from the historic Battleship New Jersey to a basketball hoop placed on a McAllister tugboat floating below in the Delaware River.

 Big Easy Lofton, Handles Franklin, Moose Weekes, and Buckets Blakes will attempt to make history as the first team to accomplish the feat.

 The event is free and open to the public.

The week of March 2 is “Globetrotter Week” in Philadelphia and Trenton and includes a series of school visits and goodwill appearances.  The week culminates with five games from March 5-8, including the Liacouras Center (Friday at 7 p.m.), Sun National Bank Center (Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.) and Wells Fargo Center (12noon and 5 p.m.).  Tickets are available at www.harlemglobetrotters.com

CONTACTS:     Eric S. Nemeth – Harlem Globetrotters

602-502-2793 cell

                  nemeth@harlemglobetrotters.com

                  Jack Willard – Battleship New Jersey

                  609-868-5664 cell

                  j.willard@battleshipnewjersey.org

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