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Spalding, Harlem Globetrotters Launch Official Game Ball for Consumers

Basketball equipment brand and world-famous basketball team release limited-edition, commemorative-designed game ball for the first time in history.

Spalding has announced the Spalding x Harlem Globetrotters Official Game Ball will be available for purchase for the first time.

Boasting a one-of-a-kind limited-edition commemorative design to mark the occasion, the basketball can be seen at all games that the famous Harlem Globetrotters play in, and now fans can have the exclusive opportunity to own the exact same ball.

Designed to stay at peak performance season after season, this ball provides a best-in-class grip for elite players. Its dry-grip microfiber cushioned cover gives it a soft, game-ready feel right out of the box, giving users exceptional grip and control. Best used for indoor play, this ball features the Spalding Shooter’s Seam, which is designed for instant ball recognition, exceptional control and precise accuracy. The ball features the iconic red, white, and blue alternating panels to stand out among the crowd.

“This release marks a historic moment for both basketball enthusiasts and fans of the Globetrotters’ unparalleled legacy of entertainment and athleticism,” says Matt Maresca, senior manager, brand communications, Spalding. “Now, fans will get a chance to own this iconic Spalding ball and take home a bit of the entertainment. At Spalding, we are committed to celebrating the heritage of basketball and inspiring the next generation of players and fans. This collaboration with the Harlem Globetrotters is a testament to that commitment, and we can’t wait to see the impact it will have on the basketball community.”

“Growing our overall consumer products business has been a big priority for our organization,” says Keith Dawkins, president, Harlem Globetrotters and Herschend Entertainment Studios. “Doing so allows us to reach consumers in new and exciting ways, while also diversifying our revenue streams. Working with our partner, Spalding, to create the first-ever limited-edition Spalding x Harlem Globetrotters Official Game Ball for our fans creates another first in the storied history of the Harlem Globetrotters.”

The Spalding x Harlem Globetrotters Official Game Ball is available exclusively on while supplies last.

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