NORFOLK-You know who's going to win even before the game begins. It's the show that draws thousands wherever the Harlem Globetrotters perform.
The players will bring their razzle-dazzle and amazing moves to the Ted Constant Center in Norfolk on March 1.
The Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind family show features stars such as Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang and Dizzy Grant – along with many other fan favorites, including female stars TNT Maddox and T-Time Brawner.
And of course, the fans are always a part of the fun.
Performances are March 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
February 20 has been proclaimed as Harlem Globetrotters Day by the Mayor of Norfolk and you can catch Buckets Blakes at several spots on Thursday.
EVENT: Ynot Pizza Spin Off with Buckets Blakes to determine the pizza flavor of the month. 1517 Colley Avenue from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
He'll compete in a pizza spinoff with Ynot Pizza’s ultimate ‘spinner’ and will later throw some dough to determine the “pizza flavor of the month.”
From 1 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Buckets will visit Huntington Hall USO Center in Newport News for a Dunk Contest and a friendly game of N-A-V-Y (horse) with Military Personnel. NOTE: The basketball game is not open to the public.
EVENT: Buckets demonstrates ABC’s of Bullying Prevention for children of Greenbrier North YMCA in Chesapeake. It's at the YMCA, 2100 Old Greenbrier Road, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Buckets will teach YMCA children the values behind Bullying Prevention in and out of schools and communities. The program entertains as much as it informs and utilizes the team’s signature ball handling skills and humor to demonstrate how kids can use Action, Bravery, and Compassion to reduce bullying on a daily basis.