Harlem Globetrotters bring magic to Topeka

Moments of magic take place when the Harlem Globetrotters step into the court, and it’s not just because they are good at the game.

The Globetrotters are known for their comic basketball routines and playing with a flare that enthralls the crowd. Now, at 7 p.m. on Feb. 12, the group is bringing the magic to the Kansas Expocenter.

Topeka is just one point in the long line of places they have visited. They have been all around the world, with 120 countries under their belt. The Globetrotters have had their audience contain the likes of kings, queens, presidents and even the pope.

Sports are all about breaking barriers, as it brings together fans under one common notion of fair play and fun. The Globetrotters’ influence in breaking down the barrier of racism is monumental. It was their all-African-American team that beat the then-bests of the game and proved their worth to the world.

The team gave these players a chance to excel, and they succeeded with flair. The group has garnered appreciation all around the world. Their activities off-court are also notable, as they get involved in community projects as much as they can.  

The tickets this event range from $20 to $80 and the price for parking is $5. People can expect to witness a one-of-a-kind show, a guaranteed spectacle sure to bring a smile to their faces.