HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS TAKE THE GAME TO UNPRECEDENTED HEIGHTS TO COMMEMORATE 85 CONSECUTIVE SEASONS

2011 "4 Times the Fun" World Tour primed to astound fans at i wireless Center in Moline on January 8

Hot on the heels of the most successful year in franchise history, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters will celebrate their 85th consecutive season when their dazzling 2011 "4 Times the Fun" World Tour stops in Moline, showcasing the wholesome family entertainment that has provided lifetime memories for generations of fans.

The Harlem Globetrotters will take the court at i wireless Center on January 8, 2011 at 7:00p.m. Tickets, starting at $16.00, will go on sale on Monday, November 1, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. at www.harlemglobetrotters.com, the i wireless Center box office, or by phone at 800-745-3000. Information on group and scout tickets can also be found at www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

"Our 85th season promises to be a landmark year, with never before seen innovations in the game," says Michael Kenney, the Globetrotters' senior vice president, live event marketing. "You'll want to get your tickets now to witness firsthand what we have in store for our wonderful fans around the world."

The North American leg of the 2011 "4 Times the Fun" World Tour will tip-off on Dec. 26, 2010, and runs until mid-April.  The team will play over 270 games in more than 220 cities in 45 states and six Canadian provinces.

Sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, Howard Johnson Hotels, America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses, Greyhound Lines, and Spalding, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have played in 120 countries and territories on six continents, entertaining over 132 million fans and breaking down barriers between cultures, societies and people from all walks of life, earning induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

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