Alexis Morris Joins Harlem Globetrotters: An Iconic Addition to Basketball's Legacy
Francis Page Jr. | 2/8/2024, 1:23 p.m.
The Harlem Globetrotters, synonymous with basketball excellence and entertainment, proudly announce the signing of former Louisiana State University (LSU) star and WNBA draftee, Alexis Morris. This historic signing marks a significant milestone in both Morris' career and the illustrious history of the Harlem Globetrotters.
A Storied Legacy Continues:
President of Harlem Globetrotters and Herschend Entertainment Studios, Keith Dawkins, remarks, "We are thrilled to welcome Alexis Morris to the Harlem Globetrotters family. Her remarkable talent, dedication, and passion for the game exemplify the values and spirit of our organization. As we celebrate our centennial in 2026, Alexis joins a legacy of basketball excellence that spans generations."
A Trailblazing Addition:
Morris, a standout point guard known for her exceptional ball-handling skills, becomes the seventh woman to join the Harlem Globetrotters, a testament to the organization's commitment to diversity and inclusion. With her electrifying style of play and championship pedigree, Morris is poised to make an indelible mark on the court.
The Journey Begins:
Morris will make her debut as a Harlem Globetrotter on Friday, February 9, 2024, at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. This historic event will kick off a series of exhilarating performances across iconic venues, including Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, and Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, NY.
A Multifaceted Talent:
Recognized for her dynamic playmaking ability and scoring prowess, Morris brings a unique blend of athleticism and showmanship to the Harlem Globetrotters. Her self-titled moniker, "The Show," reflects her captivating presence on the court and her commitment to entertaining audiences worldwide.
Embracing the Legacy:
Expressing her excitement about joining the Harlem Globetrotters, Morris states, "I am honored to be a part of this legendary organization and grateful for the opportunity to showcase my skills on a global stage. As 'The Show,' I look forward to contributing to the rich tradition of basketball excellence and entertainment that the Harlem Globetrotters are known for."
A Tradition of Excellence:
For nearly a century, the Harlem Globetrotters have captivated audiences with their unique brand of basketball artistry and goodwill ambassadorship. With Morris' addition to the team, the Globetrotters continue to push the boundaries of sportsmanship and entertainment.
Join the Journey:
Follow the Harlem Globetrotters on social media for exclusive behind-the-scenes content and updates as they embark on their world tour. Witness firsthand the magic of "The Show" as Alexis Morris and her teammates dazzle audiences with their extraordinary talents.
About Harlem Globetrotters and Herschend Entertainment Studios:
The Harlem Globetrotters® have been captivating audiences worldwide since 1926 with their dynamic athleticism and unparalleled entertainment. As ambassadors of goodwill, the team continues to inspire and uplift communities through their strategic pillars of Health & Wellness, Education, and Community Empowerment. For more information, visit www.harlemglobetrotters.com.