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Harlem Globetrotters Coming to Barclays Center This Fall

Team to perform in Brooklyn for first time in October.

First it was , then , now it’s been announced that the Harlem Globetrotters will be performing their first major show in Brooklyn.

The goofball basketball performers will play at the Barclays Center on Oct. 7, just .

Globetrotter basketball wizard Special K Daley said in a news release that he was excited to play at the new arena.

"I received a behind-the-scenes tour of Barclays Center this month and I love the feel of the arena and how the fans are so close to the action. It’s going to be a great atmosphere,” he said.

Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark said he was happy to bring the Globetrotters’ “crowd-pleasing brand of basketball” to Brooklyn for the first time.

Tickets for the event will go on sale on Wednesday, June 27 at 10 a.m. and will be available through Ticketmaster by visiting www.barclayscenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

Other mega performers slated to perform at Barclays Center this fall are , , Leonard Cohen and Rush.

Amy June 21, 2012 at 02:39 PM
It would be more interesting to read about what's NOT coming to Barclay's (not Brooklyn's) Center, like benefits to the public for all the tax money we are pouring into this venture.
Jonathan Molofsky July 02, 2012 at 02:32 AM
Sham; scam; boondoggle......and very, very ugly! Rust? Rust.
Gregg July 02, 2012 at 10:56 AM
It is a hideous monstrosity. And a rusted one, at that.

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