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Globetrotters bounce into Hub March 29-30

BOSTON ? Tickets are on sale now for The World Famous Harlem Globetrotters, which is in its 82st consecutive season, is bring its 2008 “Magic As Ever” World Tour to Boston for a doubleheader against the New York Nationals on March 29 and March 30 at the TD Banknorth Garden.The Harlem Globetrotters, who are known as the “Ambassadors of Goodwill,” are also the ambassadors of family fun. You don’t have to be a basketball aficionado to enjoy the “Magic As Ever” tour. Watching the World famous Harlem Globetrotters is an event the entire family is sure to enjoy and it has become an annual tradition for many North Shore families.?The Harlem Globetrotters are the unbeatable global entertainment experience that emotionally connects to and thrills every member of the family,” said Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider. “We are extremely excited about the upcoming tour and bringing our unique brand of family entertainment to Boston.”In addition to outstanding basketball and jaw dropping ball handling routines, the comedy routines the Globetrotters incorporate into every show are a big hit with the fans. Every year, the Harlem Globetrotters Mascot “Globie” is a highlight of the show with his antics.At the end of the game be sure to head courtside for the meet and greet session, where fans can get autographs from the Globetrotters and Globie.Since their inception in 1927, the Harlem Globetrotters have traveled to 117 countries, performed for 123 million fans and won championships making them unstoppable for more than eight decades. In 2002, theHarlem Globetrotters were the fifth team to be inducted into the NaismithBasketball Hall of Fame. The team is also in the Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame and the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame.If You Go?Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 29 and at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Tickets, which start at $12.50 to $147.50, are available at the TD Banknorth Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling 617-931-2000 oronline at: www.tdbanknorthgarden.com.

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