The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will make their long-awaited return to Australia in June and July as part of the Spread Game tour.
The Globetrotters are set to thrill crowds across the country with full-court family fun including sensational ball handling, dunking, big plays, and brand new characters across all four quarters.
The tour will begin on Thursday, June 30, on the Gold Coast and conclude on Thursday, July 14, in Adelaide.
The Globetrotters will visit 13 different venues across the two-week tour.
Fans can also enter a competition to win an unforgettable experience for your family, with four magic pass experiences and courtside tickets up for grabs.
“We are so excited to bring the Harlem Globetrotters back to Australia for their Spread Game tour,” Hungry Jack’s NBL Commissioner Jeremy Loeliger said.
“It’s been three long years since they last toured Australia and we are sure basketball fans from across the nation will come out in droves to enjoy a world class night of family friendly entertainment.”
Tour dates are as follows:
Thursday, June 30 – Gold Coast – Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre
Friday, July 1 – Townsville – Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre
Saturday, July 2 – Brisbane – Nissan Arena
Sunday, July 3 – Sydney – Qudos Bank Arena
Monday, July 4 – Wollongong – WIN Entertainment Centre
Tuesday, July 5 – Perth – RAC Arena
Thursday, July 7 – Traralgon – Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium
Friday, July 8 – Ballarat – Selkirk Stadium
Saturday, July 9 – Melbourne – John Cain Arena
Sunday, July 10 – Bendigo – Bendigo Stadium
Monday, July 11 – Hobart – MyState Bank Arena
Tuesday, July 12 – Launceston – Silverdome
Thursday, July 14 – Adelaide – Adelaide Entertainment Centre
First formed in 1926, the Harlem Globetrotters are one of the most popular entertainment brands in the world, performing hundreds of live shows every year.
Their unique basketball skills and wizardry have thrilled millions of fans and the team is synonymous with family entertainment and breaking down barriers and social divides.
The Globetrotters currently hold 21 Guinness World Record Titles, having set an amazing nine new records on Guinness World Records Day in 2018.
The Spread Game tour is all about honouring the late and great Curly Neal. Neal played for 22 seasons with the Globetrotters between 1963-1985, appearing in more than 6,000 games in 97 countries. His number 22 was retired by the Globetrotters in 2008.