Dinner With Daniel: Denzel Washington

In an interview where the film legend talks sports, Denzel said, “You know what blew my mind as a kid? They took us to see the Harlem Globetrotters. I was in the cub scouts, and our den mother took us to see the Harlem Globetrotters, and we’d go backstage — backstage? [laughs] — locker room at halftime, and they’re smoking and playing cards … He was there. Meadowlark Lemon. I met Meadowlark Lemon.” … Read More

CBS Philly: Globetrotters’ Legend Meadowlark Lemon Authors New Book

Meadowlark Lemon is a name synonymous with the game of basketball, even among those who don’t really follow the sport. A Harlem Globetrotters legend, Meadowlark Lemon has written a book that is now available, called Trust Your Next Shot.… Read More

SLAM ONLINE: The First Legend

Long before it was common for basketball players to be known worldwide or Michael Jordan had made his mark in Wilmington, NC, Meadowlark Lemon used his platform as the Harlem Globetrotter’s “Clown Prince of Basketball” to reach fans of all ages and races..… Read More

CT Post: Meadowlark Lemon Makes Appearance at Fairfield University

Living legend and Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon might not travel the world like he used to, but the man still pops up every once in a while. Lemon, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2003, made an appearance at Fairfield University on February 13, 2012 to discuss his esteemed basketball career, his book, Trust Your Next SHOT: A Guide to Life and Joy and his off the court work with children..… Read More

REUTERS: Meadowlark Lemon Makes a Key “SHOT” with New Book

Harlem Globetrotters great Meadowlark Lemon remembers the day he first saw the team that would become his life’s story as if it were yesterday. In the darkened Ritz Theater in Wilmington, N.C., he sat mesmerized as newsreel footage showed the famous tricksters of basketball going through their paces to the delight of fans. Now, Meadowlark is out with a new book that tells of his growing up in a poor neighborhood in the segregated south to become the celebrated “Clown Prince of Basketball.”…… Read More

Daily Herald: Ironman Favre Just 15,821 Games Behind Meadowlark

When 41-year grandfather and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre drags his battered body, broken ankle bones, beat-up reputation and boatload of personal baggage into Soldier Field on Sunday to play the Bears, it will mark his 294 consecutive start (318 if you include playoffs). That impresses folks. “I’m a fan of Brett Favre. He’s tough,” says Meadowlark Lemon, the Harlem Globetrotters legend who is making the media rounds these days promoting his new book, “Trust Your Next Shot.” “That’s what I like about ironmen. They have a passion for the sport.”.”…… Read More