LG Electronics, Harlem Globetrotters Amp Up The NCAA® Final Four®
ATLANTA, April 4, 2013
ATLANTA, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing special "life's good" memories
to fans of all ages, NCAA Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA is bringing the
world famous Harlem Globetrotters to college basketball's biggest stage, the
2013 NCAA Men's Final Four^®.
The Globetrotters' signature flair and unique brand of family entertainment
will be a center- court highlight at the Bracket Town fan experience. "LG
Presents the Harlem Globetrotters at Bracket Town" will entertain fans of all
ages on Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center.
Globetrotters stars Scooter Christensen, Bull Bullard, Handles Franklin,
Buckets Blakes, Slick Willie Shaw and Jet Williams will battle their
arch-nemesis, the Washington Generals, and then meet fans and sign autographs
after the game. Complementing the action on the court will be fun interactions
between the Globetrotters and LG premium smart products, including the Optimus
G smartphone, an LG Smart TV and even an LG refrigerator.
Prior to their Bracket Town appearance with LG, the Globetrotters have added a
new twist to an event that has become synonymous with the team in recent
years, the College Slam Dunk Championship. The winner of the 2013
competition, on April 4 at Georgia Tech University, will be guaranteed a
tryout with the Globetrotters. In addition, the Globetrotters will serve as
celebrity judges for the High School Slam Dunk Championship on Friday, with
the competition telecast on CBS at 2 p.m. Eastern Time on Saturday.
About LG Electronics USA
A proud Corporate Partner of the NCAA, LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics,
Inc., a $45 billion global force and technology leader in consumer
electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In the United States,
LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative home entertainment
products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air
conditioning systems and solar energy solutions, all under LG's "Life's Good"
marketing theme. LG Electronics is a 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For
more information, please visit www.lg.com.
About the Harlem Globetrotters
Sponsored by Howard Johnson Hotels, Wonderful Pistachios, Greyhound Lines,
Spalding, and Russell Athletic, the Original Harlem Globetrotters are
celebrating their 87^th consecutive year, continuing a world famous tradition
of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind family
entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Throughout their
history, the Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122
countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and
societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball
experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame,
the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans—among them
popes, kings, queens, and presidents—over more than eight thrilling decades.
For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to
purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters' official Web
SOURCE LG Electronics USA, Inc.
Contact: LG Electronics USA, John Taylor, (847) 941-8181, firstname.lastname@example.org;
or Harlem Globetrotters, Public Relations Staff, (602) 258-0000
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