The Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their "You Write the Rules," World Tour to Sioux Falls on Thursday, April 4th at the Sioux Falls Arena. The world famous team will be taking kid participation during the game that tips off at 7:00 p.m. Fans will decide the rules for the game that could affect the final outcome. Fans will be able to choose rules like playing with two basketballs at once or getting double the points for each basket made.
You can go online right now and vote for which rule you want to see worked into the game. Use the link on the left side of your screen to get to their website.
Tickets start at $20.00 and are on sale now at www.harlemglobetrotters.com, www.ticketmaster.com, the Sioux Falls Arena box office, or by phone at 800-745-3000.
This year's Globetrotters roster features stars such as Special K Daley and Flight Time Lang. They will join many other fan favorites, including 7-foot-8 Tiny Sturgess (the Guinness World Record holder as the World's Tallest Professional Basketball Player), 5-foot-2 "Too Tall Hall" (the shortest Globetrotter ever), and female star T-Time Brawner.
The North American leg of the 2013 "You Write the Rules" World Tour started on December 26th of 2012, and runs through April of 2013. The team will play over 270 games in nearly 240 cities in 45 states and nine Canadian provinces. The Original Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating their 87th consecutive year. During those years the Globetrotters have showcased their talents in 120 countries and territories on six continents.
Friday morning the KSFY Morning News will be live with forward, Hammer Harrison. Hammer is in his 4th season. When he was 17, Hammer experienced a five-inch growth in height and took up basketball. After high school, he enrolled at Sullivan Community College, and walked onto the basketball team his second year. That year, the team put together a dream season, going undefeated on their way to the 2007 NJCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship. Hammer was the leading scorer for his team in the title game.