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The Harlem Globetrotters are a comic Basketball team that combines athleticism and comedy to create one of the best-known sports franchises in the world. Created by Abe Saperstein in 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, the team adopted the name Harlem because of its connotations as a leading African-American community. Over the years it has toured more than 100 countries putting on more than 20,000 exhibition games, mostly against hapless opposition like the Washington Generals (until 1995) and the New York Nationals (1995-present). The Harlem Globetrotters were an exhibition team. They would play just about anybody and had some incredible moves. It wasn't a REAL basketball game, since they had their own officials, but they were incredibly talented and put on a great show. Their skills and comedy always left the audience feeling that they had been well entertained.

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