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December 13, 2010 10:08 ET

Harlem Globetrotters Visit Scotiabank Place on April 1, 2011

"4 Times the Fun" World Tour commemorates 85 consecutive seasons

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 13, 2010) -

FRIDAY, april 1, 2011

Scotiabank Place

Doors: 6 p.m. Game time: 7 p.m.

Tickets on sale Friday, Dec. 17 @ 10 a.m.

Hot on the heels of the most successful year in franchise history, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters celebrate their 85th consecutive season when their dazzling 2011 "4 Times the Fun" World Tour arrives in Ottawa, showcasing the wholesome family entertainment that has provided lifetime memories for generations of fans.

The Harlem Globetrotters will take the court at Scotiabank Place on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 7 p.m. Tickets, starting at $22, go on sale on Friday, Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased by visiting www.CapitalTickets.ca, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Rideau Centre and Place d'Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location; Les Galeries de Hull and at the Scotiabank Place box office. For group ticket information, please call 613-599-0210 or email groupsales@scotiabankplace.com.

"Our 85th season promises to be a landmark year, with never before seen innovations in the game," says Michael Kenney, Globetrotters' senior vice president, live event marketing. "You'll want to get your tickets now to witness firsthand what we have in store for our wonderful fans around the world."

The North American leg of the 2011 "4 Times the Fun" World Tour tips-off on Dec. 26 and runs until mid-April. The team will play 270 games in more than 220 cities in 45 states and six Canadian provinces.

Sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, Howard Johnson Hotels, America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses, Greyhound Lines and Spalding, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have played in 120 countries and territories on six continents, entertaining more than 132 million fans and breaking down barriers between cultures, societies and people from all walks of life, earning induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

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