Jay’s #TBT: Playing Horse with a Harlem Globetrotter
Hard to believe that two years ago, I played for three minutes with the Harlem Globetrotters at the CenturyLink Center.
It's honestly crazy how fast time flies. I remember when the Globetrotters reached out before their show at the CenturyLink Center and asked if I wanted to play with the team. As a kid who grew up completely idolizing the Harlem Globetrotters and the talent and magic they bring, this was honestly a dream come true.
Then, the next week, I had my Harlem Globetrotter uniform mailed to the K945 Studio. It's currently framed in my bedroom. Not many unathletic short guys can say they played with the Harlem Globetrotters, if only for a few minutes of actual on-court time.
Leading up to the game, to promote my appearance as well as the game itself, we decided to shoot a game of Horse with a Harlem Globetrotter. This epic Horse match-up took place a few weeks before the originally scheduled game, unfortunately, the game ended up rescheduling and played a few months down the line.
Anyways, we met up at the beautiful Y.M.C.A facility on Clyde Fant and even before the cameras started rolling, the trash talk began. I knew I had an uphill battle, however. Not only was this a Harlem Globetrotter, but also an absolute monster of a man who could simply dunk every letter and win easily.
Truth be told, shooting this video was a day I'll never forget, and playing with the Harlem Globetrotters several months later at the CenturyLink Center was like something out of a dream.