Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Entertainment

January 7, 2013

Harlem Globetrotters offer basketball on ice

PORTAGE, Mich. (AP) — The Harlem Globetrotters say they hope that deprived NHL fans will take some comfort in watching basketball on ice.

The sporty entertainers are strapping on custom cleats and hockey helmets for a basketball game on ice Monday against the Global Select. It's at Millennium Park in the western Michigan city of Portage, near Kalamazoo.

Admission to the noon game is free. The Globetrotters play on a conventional court the next day at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo.

The Globetrotters say Detroit Red Wings alumnus Kevin Miller will join the team for the game on ice.

The NHL Players Association and the league reached a tentative settlement early Sunday to end the NHL lockout after a marathon bargaining session.

Fans are awaiting details on when NHL games will resume.

1
Text Only
Entertainment
Lifestyles
AP Video
Joy Fills Streets of Cleveland As LeBron Returns Proposed Bill to Regulate NY Costumed Characters WH: LeBron's Move a 'Powerful Statement' Ana Ortiz on 'Devious Maids' Finale CDC Addresses Lab Safety Problems Texas Shooting Suspect Collapses in Court Death Toll Tops 100 As Israel Offense Continues LeBron James Says He's Returning to Cavaliers Man Flees Police in World Cup Scalping Scheme Robot Writes Jewish Torah Scroll Raw: Israel, Gaza Exchange Rocket Fire More Immigrants Detained Along Rio Grande World Cup Final Pits Argentina Against Germany Police: Prostitute Linked to 2nd Death Thousands Attend NYC Firefighter's Funeral Art of Haitian Machete Fighting Revived Raw: Australia Hosts Annual Beer Can Regatta Mass. Mayor: Families Lost Everything in Fire Fans Dying to Be Near Jazz Greats Robots Gearing Up for Their Own 'World Cup'
BBQ My Way