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HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BRING THEIR 2017 WORLD TOUR TO SPRINGFIELD, MA ON FEBRUARY 26, 2017

Nov 3, 2016

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BRING THEIR 2017 WORLD TOUR TO SPRINGFIELD, MA ON FEBRUARY 26, 2017

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA on February 26, 2017  at 2:00pm during their 2017 World Tour. 

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BRING THEIR 2017 WORLD TOUR TO SPRINGFIELD, MA ON FEBRUARY 26, 2017

Basketball’s most entertaining team will debut the sport’s first 4-point line during 91st season 

SPRINGFIELD, MA November 1, 2016 –The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA on February 26, 2017  at 2:00pm during their 2017 World Tour.

New this season, for the first time ever, the Globetrotters will debut basketball’s first 4-point line. The 4-point line will be located 30 feet from the basket – 6 feet, 3 inches beyond the top of the NBA’s current 3-point line.

During their 2017 World Tour, the famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister and Ace Jackson*– the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.^

Tickets start at $18 and are now available for sale at harlemglobetrotters.com, massmutualcenter.com, the MassMutual Center Box Office, or by phone at 1-855-278-4667. Information on group and scout tickets can also be found at massmutualcenter.com , harlemglobetrotters.com or call the MassMutual Center Group Sales Department at 413-271-3223.

The Harlem Globetrotters will tip off their 2017 World Tour on Dec. 26, 2016 and bring their unrivalled family entertainment to over 250 cities in 48 states across North America. 

The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 90 years. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem 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 nine thrilling decades. Sponsored by Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter @Globies.

*Rosters will vary in each city and are subject to change.
^ Subject to availability

About MassMutual Center
The MassMutual Center is managed by Spectra Venue Management and owned by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. The MassMutual Center is Western Massachusetts most diverse function space with over 100,000 sq ft of meeting space including a 40,000 sq ft flexible exhibit hall, eight fully-functional meeting rooms, a 15,000 sq ft ballroom, and an 8,000-seat arena. The facility is the proud home to the Springfield Falcons in addition to hosting family shows, concerts, meetings, social and corporate functions, sporting events and more.

Spectra’s Venue Management division is the industry leader across a full range of services that impact the bottom-line success of public assembly venues, including marketing and sales, corporate partnerships, event booking, ticket services and box office management, customer service, operations and engineering, and finance and administration.

About Comcast Spectacor
Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal.  Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., Comcast Spectacor’s three core businesses are the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center venue, and Spectra, the expert in hosting and entertainment through its Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement divisions. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com for more information.

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