Basketball became a sport in 1891 after James Naismith introduced it to the world, The game did not become extremely populate right off the bat but as time passed it grew, eventually gaining National recognition and fame. One of those reason for it’s fame was the development of the Harlem Globetrotters in 1926. Based out of Chicago, these very talented basketball players we also comedians and their humor quickly made them a legend. Credit is given to Abe Saperstein for putting the show group together but it was all the talent of the Savoy Big Five, as they were first known as, that put them into the national limelight.
How to celebrate – Go to a Harlem Globetrotters game. Learn basketball control like the Globetrotters do. Learn about the Globetrotters in history.