"Scooter" Christensen and "Slick" Willie Shaw of the Harlem Globetrotters teach you the secret to spinning a ball like they do. By the way, Scooter holds two Guinness World Records, one for the longest time spinning basketball on one's head and nose.

At first, legends such as Meadowlark Lemon and Fred "Curly" Neal helped put them on the map. However, by and large for over 85 years now, the Globetrotters have entertained fans around the world with their zany brand of basketball hijinks.

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