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Harlem Globetrotters coming to Bakersfield on February 20 after setting nine Guinness World Records

Posted at 9:55 AM, Nov 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-17 12:55:13-05
As the Harlem Globetrotters prepare to bring their 2017 World Tour to the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield on Presidents' Day, Monday, Feb. 20, at 2:00 p.m., the team took a timeout for Guinness World Records Day.
 
Only one year after setting seven official Guinness World Records titles, the Globetrotters broke a single-day total of nine records this year, including the longest basketball hook-shot.
 
Tickets to the see the Globetrotters in Bakersfield start at $23.50 and are officially on sale now at harlemglobetrotters.com or the Rabobank Arena box office. 

Here's a full look at the records set by the Globetrotters:
 
Longest basketball hook shot - Big Easy Lofton (72 feet, 6.25 inches)
Longest basketball shot blindfolded - Ant Atkinson (73 feet, 10 inches)
Most basketball 3-pointers in one minute (single ball) - Ant Atkinson and Cheese Chisholm (10 each)
Farthest basketball shot made while sitting on the court - Thunder Law (58 feet, 9.25 inches)
Most bounced basketball 3-pointers in one minute - Zeus McClurkin (5)
Most basketball 3-pointers made by a pair in one minute - Ant Atkinson and Cheese Chisholm (22 each)
Farthest basketball shot under-one-leg - Thunder Law (52 feet, 5.5 inches)
Longest blindfolded basketball hook shot - Big Easy Lofton (58 feet, 2.5 inches)
Most basketball slam dunks in one minute (individual) - Zeus McClurkin (16)