Celebrating 90 years of providing smiles, sportsmanship and service to millions of people worldwide, the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their unrivaled family show to First Niagara Center in Buffalo at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5, as part of their 90th Anniversary World Tour.
Known worldwide as the "Ambassadors of Goodwill," the Globetrotters also announced they are giving back even more during their 90th year with "The Great Assist" program. Stars of the team will leave a mark in communities across North America with acts of goodwill during the tour, which is set to play over 330 games in 260 cities.
Fans are encouraged to visit www.GreatAssist.com to nominate a worthwhile cause or a deserving family in need of a smile. The Globetrotters will help as many fans as possible throughout the tour. In addition to fan requests, the team is planning to bring its bullying prevention program to more than 400 schools and community centers, talk to youth about character education and physical fitness, visit children's hospitals and lend a hand to those in need.
On the court, the Globetrotters' 90-year celebration will feature some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet. With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm - plus female stars TNT Maddox and Sweet J Ekworomadu* - the Globetrotters' one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at www.tickets.com, the First Niagara Center box office, or by phone at 888-223-6000. All tickets are subject to applicable service charges and fees. No service charge applies at the First Niagara Center box office. Dates and times subject to change without notice.
*Rosters will vary in each city and are subject to change.
Harlem Globetrotters (Submitted photo)