Harlem Globetrotters coming to KFC Yum! Center in Jan. 2017 - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Harlem Globetrotters coming to KFC Yum! Center in Jan. 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Louisville.

The basketball entertainment group -- well known for decades for performing creative basketball stunts -- is scheduled to appear at the KFC Yum! Center on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at 7 p.m., according to a news release from the center

The appearance is part of the group's 2017 World Tour.

"New this season, for the first time ever, the Globetrotters will debut basketball's first 4-point line," the news release states. "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."

The team's roster will feature basketball stars, including: Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Ace Jackson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard, Cheese Chisholm and TNT Lister.

"The Globetrotters' one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment," the news release states. "Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction."

Tickets start at $28.50 and can be purchased at HarlemGlobtrotters.com, TicketMaster.com, the KFC Yum! Center box office, or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Information on group or scout tickets can also be found at HarlemGlobetrotters.com.

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