The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will take fan interaction to a
new level when the 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour comes to Thomas and
Mack Center in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.
Online voting is now open at harlemglobetrotters.com/rule, where all
fans can choose which new game-changing rules they want to see in
The Globetrotters were the first organization in sports and
entertainment to let fans vote on rules when the team introduced the
concept last year. Since the fan response was so overwhelming, the
team is doing it again — but with a major twist.
The 2014 online ballot includes three never-before-seen revolutionary rules:
—Hot Hand Jersey — Both teams will have a “Hot Hand Jersey” they can
pass among each other. The player who is wearing this jersey will
receive double points on made baskets.
—Make or Miss — The quarter begins with only two players on the court
for each team. When a team scores, a teammate may enter the game. When
they miss, the player missing the shot must leave the court, leaving
his or her teammates shorthanded.
—Trick Shot Challenge — Via three challenge flags per team, each coach
can challenge the other team to make a trick shot. If the team makes
the trick shot, they earn five points. If they miss, the other team
receives five points.
With a roster showcasing stars such as Special K Daley, Big Easy
Lofton, Flight Time Lang, Hi-Lite Bruton and Dizzy Grant — plus female
stars TNT Maddox, T-Time Brawner and Sweet J Ekworomadu — the
Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind family show features mesmerizing ball
handling, an assortment of trick shots, high-flying dunks and precise
timing — all with an array of comedy guaranteed to entertain the young
and the young at heart. After virtually every game, Globetrotter stars
remain on the court for autographs and photographs with fans.
Tickets start at $16.00 and are now available at
harlemglobetrotters.com, www.unlvtickets.com, the Thomas and Mack
Center box office or by phone at 1-866-388-FANS (3267). Information on
group and scout tickets can also be found at harlemglobetrotters.com.
The Globetrotters tipped off the North American leg of their world
tour with the first-ever events at the new Cross Insurance Center in
Bangor, Maine, on Sept. 20 and 21. The tour recommences on Dec. 26,
2013, with the Globetrotters playing more than 290 games in over 250
cities in 47 U.S. states, six Canadian provinces and Puerto Rico
through April 2014.
Sponsored by Wonderful Pistachios, Howard Johnson Hotels and Greyhound
Lines, the Original Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating their 88th
consecutive year, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling
wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind family entertainment
that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Throughout their history,
the Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries
and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and
societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever
basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial
Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds
of millions of fans — among them popes, kings, queens, and
presidents—over more than eight thrilling decades.
For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters,
and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters’
official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com.
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Join the Large Vision Business Network Mixer and a host of companies
in support of offering and providing jobs for our Clark County
Veterans. This expo is for Vets, Family & Friends, Thursday, November
5 from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino, Grand
Over 50 companies will be on hand to recruit (over 400 job openings
will be offered; full-time, part-time and seasonal). This year two new
areas have been added: (1) health service offers and (2) educational
Plus, the LVBNM Chefs Corner will be serving up tasty free foods, and
there will be live entertainment and $2,000 in raffle drawing prizes
for all attendees.
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Only veterans will be permitted; must show your DD-214
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Veterans and the public welcome
This is a free expo and is open to the public.
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