On Monday, the Harlem Globetrotters chose McAlester as a stop on their World Championship Tour.
Before the game started at 7 p.m. at the Southeast Expo Center, the traditional theme “Sweet Georgia Brown” played and the Globetrotters’ “World” famous mascot Globie put on quite the performance and after the game music bumped out into Nellie’s “It’s gettin’ hot in here,” Globie rushed off the court adorned in a pastel pink tutu.
The Globetrotters tipped off against the International Elite team described by the announcer as a team of Elite players who “deserved to be there."
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