Scientists are still puzzled by the contents of the modern basketball— they believe it to be filled with either helium or several baseballs. Contemplate this conundrum with today’s GrouponLive deal for one ticket to see the Harlem Globetrotters play at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, February 24, at 7 p.m. Choose between the following seating options:
- For $18, you get one ticket for seating in section 213 (up to a $35.25 value, including fees).
- For $33, you get one ticket for seating in section 102–104, rows A–D; section 105, rows FF–E; section 106, rows B–E; section 109, rows BB–F; section 110, rows CC–D; or section 111–113, rows A–D (up to a $66.50 value, including fees).
Now in their 86th season, the Harlem Globetrotters continue to entertain millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a trademark blend of athletic precision and razzle-dazzle showmanship. For the team’s 2012 world tour, a rotating roster of Globetrotter favorites take to the hardwood each game, so spectators might spot Special K Daley sharing a behind-the-back pass with newcomer Jacob “Hops” Tucker, the 2011 NCAA slam-dunk champion whose 50-inch vertical leap cruelly dashed his dreams of working in a ceiling-fan store. The Trotters might also present a study in contrasts with five-foot-two Too Tall Hall and seven-foot-eight Paul “Tiny” Sturgess, the world’s tallest pro basketball player.
As the Globetrotters take on their archrivals, the Washington Generals, youngsters can learn about the benefits of teamwork while laughing along and witnessing the jovial jocks performing classic routines of unconventional passing and sudden transmutations of water into confetti. Having performed in 120 countries and all six penguin-overrun continents, the Globetrotters are one of the few teams inducted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as ambassadors of the sport.