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πŸ€ A famous basketball team will settle in the American Dream

πŸ€The team opens its first sports residence in history

πŸ€The event will take place later this summer


EAST RUTHERFORD – World-famous basketball legends, the Harlem Globetrotters, will open their first-ever sports residency at the American Dream in East Rutherford.

The 10-day stay at the Megamall begins on Friday, August 16th and lasts until Sunday, August 25th.

Hammer and Wham by the Harlem Globetrotters (American Dream)

Hammer and Wham by the Harlem Globetrotters (American Dream)

The historic event features 16 live games over 10 days as the Harlem Globetrotters face off against their legendary rivals, the Washington Generals.

“The Harlem Globetrotters have had a long and storied history of 'firsts' over their nearly 100 years of existence, and we continue that tradition through our partnership with American Dream. We are making history by creating the first-ever sports residency,” said Keith Dawkins, President of the Harlem Globetrotters and Herschend Entertainment Studios.

Further details, as well as special events and activities related to this first-ever stay, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Moose from The Harlem Globetrotters hanging upside down (American Dream)

Moose from The Harlem Globetrotters hanging upside down (American Dream)

However, exclusive offers for children and families include:

The Globetrotter Kids Skill Clinic – Come and train like a Globetrotter. Join the Harlem Globetrotters in this exclusive technique training session open to groups, all visitors and basketball fans of all ages. Do drills, learn new tricks, shoot all the shots and get the chance to be part of the famous Magic Circle.

Magic Pass before the game – If you love basketball, this is your chance to show what you can do. Bring your family and come out to the court before the game to watch the Harlem Globetrotters and Washington Generals to show off your skills, shoot some hoops and get autographs and photos from players. This unique 30-minute pre-game Magic Pass begins 90 minutes before game time.

Meet and Greet with All Access Globetrotter in the 5th quarter – After the game, every fan will be invited onto the field to get an autograph from their favorite Harlem Globetrotters star. All Globetrotter ticket holders will have 30 minutes of access to the 5th quarter.

Exclusive Harlem Globetrotters merchandise – Grab your favorite merchandise. T-shirts, basketballs, sweatshirts, programs, novelties and accessories with the Globetrotters logo.

Advance ticket sales start now and you can purchase them here.

The American Dream in East Rutherford (American Dream)

The American Dream in East Rutherford (American Dream)

This is not the first major sporting event American Dream has hosted. The center hosted the U.S. Curling Championship in the winter and the National Basketball Players Association's Throne High School Basketball Championship in March.

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Professional sports teams playing in New Jersey

Professional sports teams playing in New Jersey

Gallery Credit: Vin Ebenau