Scientists are still puzzled by the contents of the modern basketball and believe it to be filled either with helium or several baseballs. Contemplate this conundrum with today's Groupon, which offers an opportunity to see the Harlem Globetrotters play at the ARCO Arena on Monday, January 17, at 2 p.m. Choose from the following seating options (service charges included):
- For $49, you get a lower sideline seat in rows KR2, AA, BB, or A–F in sections 101–105 and 113–116, or a seat in row KR2 of 107–110 and 119–122 (a $106.70 value).
- For $28, you get a sideline seat in rows G–L of sections 101–104 and 113–116 (a $61.95 value).
- For $20, you get a lower corner-section seat in rows M-Z of sections 101–104 and 113–116, or a seat in rows A–F of sections 105, 106, 111, 112, 117, 118, 123, or 124 (a $44.35 value).
Entering their 85th season, the Harlem Globetrotters have entertained millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a unique brand of athletic precision and showmanship. For their latest “4 Times the Fun” North American tour, the Globetrotters will add a new 4-point shot spots located 35 feet from the basket, which is 12 feet further than the official three-point line but several thousand miles closer than the prime meridian. See the arch-nemesis Generals try to keep up as the Harlem hardwood sorcerers evade gravity’s oppressive clutches and court clairvoyants distribute unassailable alley-oops. Youngsters can learn about the benefits of teamwork while laughing along with the jovial jocks as they perform 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 six teams inducted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as ambassadors of the sport. Enjoy a memorable afternoon of basketballing with your friends, family, or a gullible group of misinformed basket weavers.
The Harlem Globetrotters have been widely covered in the press including recent features in USA TODAY and on ESPN. A Denver-based contributor on sports blogging site SB Nation says the Globetrotters are a must-see event in its Top Five January Games post.
- Let's be honest, who doesn't love the Harlem Globetrotters? The ball handling, the trick shots, the crowd involvement, everything adds up to an entertaining time for kids of all ages. – Evan Pfaff, SB Nation
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