Globetrotters head for Jersey; but first, a test of knowledge

Before bringing their 2011 World Tour to Trenton next March, the iconic Harlem Globetrotters will go back to the classroom, as players compete for charity during a special celebrity week of “Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?” the Emmy-nominated syndicated television game show hosted by renowned comedian Jeff Foxworthy.

Globetrotters star Dizzy Grant from Princeton, N.J., and his teammates Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang and Ant Atkinson and will have fun with the kids and put their brain power to the test — with all of their winnings being donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America.  

The Globetrotters have worked with the Make-A-Wish Foundation for years to make wishes come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

The premiere episodes of Globetrotters Week on Monday, Sept. 27, through Friday, Oct. 1:

 Sept. 27 – Big Easy Lofton
 Sept. 28 – Ant Atkinson
 Sept. 29 – Special K Daley
 Sept. 30 – Dizzy Grant
 Oct. 1 – Flight Time Lang          

The Globetrotters will bring their 2011 World Tour to the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton on March 12, 2011, at 2 p.m. Visit www.harlemglobetrotters .com for ticket information.  Metro



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