NEWPORT — Newport Friends of Rec will be hosting some very special guests on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Wheeler Gym.

The Harlem Rockets, a talented group of basketball entertainers who combine incredible show time basketball skills and family friendly comedy will face the Newport Friends of Rec All-Stars benefiting the Community Center Fund.

Having played more than 2,500 games in 16 years without a single defeat, the Harlem Rockets offer something for everyone to enjoy. Sports enthusiast will be intrigued by the athleticism and size of the Rockets.

Basketball aficionados will be dazzled by the long-range accuracy of “General Electric” Junie Sanders, satiated by the extraordinary tricks and ball-handling skills of Solomon Bamira a former Harlem Globetrotter. The building will be rocking with the thunderous dunks of the high flying “Jet Blue” Cliff Malone…

And since this is comedy basketball, the Harlem Rockets present to you the All-Time Funny Man and one of the Show Basketball Greats…James “Speedy” Williams, who was featured in the movie “Above the Rim” starring Tupac Shakur and Duane Martin.

Speedy was also one of the “Original Nike Free-Style Ballers in a Nike commercial. And, Speedy performed live at the MTV Music Awards while Jay Z did his thing. Better known as the “Crowned Prince of Laughs.”

The Harlem Rockets incorporate the audience, especially children, into the show and are always available to meet the fans and give autographs at halftime and after the game.

Tickets for what promises to be a fun-filled evening for the community are available at Newport Rec, Petal Patch or Coronis Market … or at the door. Ticket prices are: Adults $12, Students and Senior Citizens $7. If you have any questions, give us a call at Newport Rec, 863.1332.

NEWPORT — Newport Friends of Rec will be hosting some very special guests on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Wheeler Gym.

 

The Harlem Rockets, a talented group of basketball entertainers who combine incredible show time basketball skills and family friendly comedy will face the Newport Friends of Rec All-Stars benefiting the Community Center Fund.

 

Having played more than 2,500 games in 16 years without a single defeat, the Harlem Rockets offer something for everyone to enjoy. Sports enthusiast will be intrigued by the athleticism and size of the Rockets.

 

Basketball aficionados will be dazzled by the long-range accuracy of “General Electric” Junie Sanders, satiated by the extraordinary tricks and ball-handling skills of Solomon Bamira a former Harlem Globetrotter. The building will be rocking with the thunderous dunks of the high flying “Jet Blue” Cliff Malone…

 

And since this is comedy basketball, the Harlem Rockets present to you the All-Time Funny Man and one of the Show Basketball Greats…James “Speedy” Williams, who was featured in the movie “Above the Rim” starring Tupac Shakur and Duane Martin.

 

Speedy was also one of the “Original Nike Free-Style Ballers in a Nike commercial. And, Speedy performed live at the MTV Music Awards while Jay Z did his thing. Better known as the “Crowned Prince of Laughs.”

 

The Harlem Rockets incorporate the audience, especially children, into the show and are always available to meet the fans and give autographs at halftime and after the game.

 

Tickets for what promises to be a fun-filled evening for the community are available at Newport Rec, Petal Patch or Coronis Market … or at the door. Ticket prices are: Adults $12, Students and Senior Citizens $7. If you have any questions, give us a call at Newport Rec, 863.1332.

 

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