The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their spectacular show to Phoenix on February 9 at US Airways Center as a part of the 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour!
The Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind family show features stars such as Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang and Dizzy Grant – along with many other fan favorites, including female stars TNT Maddox and T-Time Brawner. (rosters vary in each city). And of course, you, the fans are always a part of the fun when the Globetrotters take the court.
You’ll know the Globetrotters are ready to put on their show when you hear the sweet whistling of that instantly recognizable tune, “Sweet Georgia Brown.” The famous “Magic Circle” gets underway at center court, as the players take turns in a mesmerizing showcase of blazing ball handling prowess, each teammate highlighting his own unique skills.
For the next 90-plus minutes, the Globetrotters exhibit a captivating assortment of trick shots, high-flying dunks, and precise timing – with a side-splitting array of comedy guaranteed to entertain both the young and the young at heart. After virtually every game, Globetrotter stars remain on the court for autographs and photographs with fans.
Once again this year the family fun starts before the kids even get to the arena. For the second year in a row, fans can vote on rules that could impact the outcome of the game. Some of the rules fans can vote on include playing with two basketballs and a brand-new Trick Shot Challenge in which teams are awarded extra points for making special trick shots. Fans can vote online and learn more about the rules at www.harlemglobetrotters.com.
2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour Rules Copy
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters have been thrilling families and millions of fans for 88 years, all the while innovating the game in exciting new ways. Last year, the Globetrotters did something unparalleled in the history of sports and entertainment, letting fans vote on new rules to be used in actual games. It was so much fun, we are doing it again, and there are cool new rules to choose from on our 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour:
Hot Hand Jersey – A player wearing this jersey gets double the points when scoring.
Make or Miss – The quarter starts with 2 players on each team. When a team scores, a teammate may enter the court. When they miss, a teammate must leave the court.
Trick Shot Challenge – The team’s challenge each other to make trick shots, with 5 points awarded to a team the makes a trick shot, and 5 points given to the opposition if the shot is missed.
Take your kids to harlemglobetrotters.com/rule to vote for their favorite, craziest rule. Then, get your tickets to the game, where you will see the winning rules put into live action.