Harlem Globetrotters in El Dorado
The Harlem Globetrotters will make a stop in El Dorado January 30 during their 2017 World Tour. They are set to play at the El Dorado Wildcat Arena at 2000 Wildcat Drive at 7 p.m. El Dorado native, Globetrotter and Basketball Hall of Famer, Goose Tatum will be honored prior to the game. Tatum was a legend on the team and his number (No. 50) has been retired from play in his honor.
The team has entertained millions of people over the years with a combination of comic routines and acrobatic basketball skills. This season, the team will debut the sport’s first 4-point line, which will be located 30 feet from the basket. After the game, Globetrotters sign autographs and take photos with fans. This will be the 91st season for the team. Tickets are $60 for courtside and on the floor seats, $50 for front row seats and $25 for general reserved seating. For more details, visit mainstreeteldorado.org. If you can’t make the show in El Dorado, the team will also be playing the following night ( January 31) in North Little Rock at Verizon Arena. The Harlem Globetrotters will retire the number of former Globetrotter legend Geese Ausbie. His No. 35 jersey will be retired during the 7 p.m. show. Last month the team set 9 Guinness Book of World Records, of which you can view below.