It’s a world’s unique sporting event that you will experience on March 27, 2019 during the visit of the famous basketball Harlem Globetrotters at the Videotron Centre of Quebec.
Impressive high-flying maneuvers await you on March 27, 2019 with the arrival of Harlem Globetrotters at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City. Since 1926, this troupe of basketball players around the world to demonstrate their prowess and make the crowd laugh at the passage, to the delight of large but especially small. Indeed, a show of the troupe from Chicago has become over the years a family event very popular around the world.
You do not know Harlem Globetrotters? Think again since you’ve surely heard their famous song, whose whistled chorus have been one of the most recognized musical piece in decades.
The full roster includes more than 60 players and since 1985, women’s have joined the various teams of the famous troupe. Some players who have played in the NBA also joined them, such as NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain, who was part of the Harlem Globetrotters just before being noticed by the owner of the Philadelphia Warriors and making his debut in the professional circuits in 1959.
Although the competitive aspect is not really highlighted in these meetings, the general perception that these events are rigged was dismissed in 1971 when the Washington Generals won a match against the Harlem Globetrotters at 100- 99. This failure created a monumental shock in the amphitheater of the small town of Martin in Tennessee and around the world, while all accepted the fact that the meetings were rigged. In the end, the discovery that they still had a somewhat competitive character contributed to the popularity of the trotters.
Since these Washington Generals are no longer their only opponents, the team often faces professional or semi-professional teams from where they go. Who will have the chance to rub the Globetrotters in Quebec City?