Harlem Globetrotter Marcus Haines

*What do you know about the team they call “The Team That Changed the World?”  Did you know that they not only were magicians of the basketball court, but they, arguably, were the reason why the NBA has any black players today.

Growing up, all we knew of the Harlem Globetrotters is that they were phenomenal entertainers on the basketball court.  We never thought any team would be crazy enough to actually try to play them because every time they did, they would make a fool out of them.

But, one instrumental game that opened up the basketball association was the Minneapolis Lakers vs. the Harlem Globetrotters. (more…)