The Harlem Globetrotters Partner With American Dream To Create The First Ever Sports Residency
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The 10-Day Residency, the First in Sports History, is Set to Include 16 LIVE Games, Premium Fan Engagements, Kids Skill Clinics, Exclusive Merchandise, and Unique Programs Designed To Celebrate The Culture, History and Fun of Renowned Franchise

NEW YORK - iSportsWire -- Leaders in breaking barriers and making history, the world famous, Harlem Globetrotters (™ are set to unveil the first-ever sports residency in history, with The Harlem Globetrotters Experience this August at American Dream in New Jersey. It was announced today by both Keith Dawkins, President, Harlem Globetrotters & Herschend Entertainment Studios and Bryan Gaus, Senior Vice President and General Manager of American Dream.

"The Harlem Globetrotters have a long and storied history of 'firsts' in its almost 100 years of existence and we continue that tradition by partnering with American Dream; making history by creating the first ever sports residency," said Dawkins.  "This residency, and its many commercial extensions, represents another way to reimagine the experience we bring to our millions of fans. We are excited about its potential to be replicated around the world."

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The 10-day residency at American Dream, the world's leading and innovative retail, dining and entertainment destination, will begin on Friday, August 16, and extend thru Sunday, August 25.  The historical event will provide 16 LIVE games throughout the 10 days, where the Harlem Globetrotters™ will take on their legendary rivals, Washington Generals. Additional details and special events and activities tied to this first-ever residency will be announced in the coming weeks.

"The Harlem Globetrotters, just like American Dream, embody community, entertainment, and fun, making us the perfect partners for this groundbreaking residency," said Bryan Gaus, Senior Vice President and General Manager of American Dream.  "Our property continues to set the standard as a unique sports and events destination while also complementing MetLife Stadium's extensive list of events next door. Now, one of the most iconic sports franchises will call American Dream home."

American Dream has become a destination for major sporting events. The center hosted the USA Curling National Championships in the winter and the National Basketball Player Association's The Throne – High School Basketball National Championship, in March. Additionally, there are several more athletic competitions and events in the pipeline that will be announced shortly. These events make up a portion of the 500 events held annually at the venue, which also boasts an extensive list of top retailers, fine dining and world-class attractions.

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Additional exclusive offerings for kids and families include:
  • The Globetrotter Kids Skill Clinic
  • Pre-game Magic Pass -
  • Coach & Player Chalk Talk - 5th Quarter – All Access – Globetrotter Meet & Greet -
  • Exclusive Harlem Globetrotters Merchandise –

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