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Harlem Globetrotter to Dribble Across Key Bridge Today

by ARLnow.com — March 19, 2012 at 12:25 pm 2,239 10 Comments

Rosslyn office workers will have an excuse to take a slightly longer lunch break today. “Flight Time Lang,” one of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters, will be dribbling basketballs across the Key Bridge starting at 1:30 this afternoon.

The publicity stunt will start at the intersection of N. Lynn Street and Lee Highway in Rosslyn. “Flight Time” will dribble and spin basketballs for one mile from the intersection, across the Key Bridge, and to a basketball court at a playground in Georgetown. (See a map of the route here.)

“Flight Time’s grand arrival tips off ‘Globetrotter Week’ in the D.C. metropolitan area, which includes multiple school visits and goodwill appearances,” the Globetrotters said in a press release. “The week concludes as the Globetrotters bring their one-of-a-kind skills to town for three big games on March 24 & 25: Verizon Center in Washington D.C. (Sat., March 24 at 1 p.m.) and the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA (Sat., March 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 25 at 2 p.m.).”

  • DarkHeart

    This will be an amazing race.

    • Thes

      +1

    • T.G.E.0.A….

      I hope Rachel cries

  • CrystalMikey

    How many balls will end up in the Potomac?

    • DarkHeart

      Depends on how many cyclists presume the road closure doesn’t apply to them.

      • Stoneridge

        It’s too bad Kornheiser can’t get down there in time.

        • Michael H.

          So you advocate violence against people you don’t like? Real nice. How does that not make you a thug?

  • Tabs

    Oh, bummedI’ll miss this!

  • nunya

    i dribble every morning.

  • Crystal Lite

    I’m sure he’ll make it look (Big) Easy (haha).

    Flight Time is the best! Someone needs to take photos!

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