Harlem Globetrotters Archives

Legendary Harlem Globetrotters player Fred ‘Curly’ Neal dies at 77

April 2, 2020

Fred Neal played more than 6,000 games with the team between 1963 and 1985 Fred “Curly” Neal, who played for the Harlem Globetrotters for 22 years before his retirement in 1985, died at his home in Houston on Thursday, March 26, 2020, the team confirmed on social media. He was 77. “We have lost one… [Read More]

“Hoops” of Harlem Globetrotters shares game tricks and life lessons

December 19, 2019

Nathaniel Hawthorne School was electrified as students gathered to watch a player from the Harlem Globetrotters perform and deliver an important message. Briana “Hoops” Green demonstrated ball tricks and taught Globetrotter moves to students and teachers while schoolmates clapped and cheered. Hoops is the fifteenth female player in the history of the Globetrotters organization. Hoops… [Read More]