CHARLOTTE – As the Harlem Globetrotters prepare to bring their new 2019 Fan Powered World Tour to Charlotte on Dec. 31, the team set five world records, bringing their Guinness World Record count to 21.
The records are highlighted by a somersault basketball shot made by Bull Bullard at 58 feet, 1.25 inches away from the hoop. Other records are as follows:
• Most basketball under the leg tumbles in one minute (female) – Torch George (32)
• Most blindfolded basketball slam dunks in one minute – Zeus McClurkin (5)
• Most behind the back 3-pointers in one minute – Zeus McClurkin (3)
• Most under the leg slam dunks by a team using a trampoline in one minute – Flying Globies (28)
Their Fan Powered World Tour comes to UNC Charlotte’s Halton Arena on Dec. 31 at 1 and 6 p.m.
Tickets are available at www.harlemglobetrotters.com or 704-687-4949.