Harlem Globetrotters Are a Slam Dunk
Flight Time and Big Easy talk business while showing off their moves
- Duration 10:49
- Date Aug 24, 2011
Flight Time and Big Easy talk business while showing off their moves
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Well at -- and Latin countries -- the Dow up 56 points why.
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Tried to yeah.
TV because you're from the Big Easy this and -- -- could you can -- -- like a mile away.
I used to do.
I'm I'm -- into -- -- -- I still don't know maybe my behalf amount.
I -- you guys fresh back from China.
Yeah -- -- all about so.
You know we've been touring overseas her since 1952 -- like twenty some countries.
True country where that six continents you know we haven't been -- an archive which we will go Sunday.
You -- again.
-- really oxygen tanks and there's not a while I don't know you probably don't need -- We've been -- overseas for so long and this brand truly we like to say -- The world's home team right -- everywhere we go people -- rooting for this plan yet.
Because itself smiles because we have guys like -- who people connect to no matter what language you're talking to.
So we've been torn but the -- how -- we have more of a physical presence more of an ongoing presence in the country in overseas source started with China.
We're gonna go everywhere.
We have enough office in China now invasion we opened one up there.
And the idea is we don't wanna -- once a year twice here we want to go twice here every six months.
There were coming in and we're torn fifty times a year because we -- quite fifteen games here in China.
And then -- four point addictive games a year and -- come -- with promotional -- we can sell merchandise wouldn't get on TV we can sell sponsorship and the whole business.
That -- have your US is replicated in China totally get it but how do you get these two play fifty games in China and then come back to the states can keep -- well actually in an accident.
Well first of all there you know Chinese.
But second of all -- -- me it means I love you.
Eight for the globetrotters -- another torn brand or something like that horse for professional sports league.
We have two teams in the US and united tuchman has in the -- yes.
Sometimes we have three teams so we can heavy team playing in the US -- team playing in South America and a team in China.
If this and all He.
Equal because we've unbelievable -- to play for us we're China team need to I need know because what they wanna see our Harlem Globetrotters.
What we will do.
And this is something we're talking about now is -- want to -- reality show in China.
Where the winner.
A Chinese national -- the chance to be on the gold trucks and by the way it's a first your follow him.
The winner or hurt the winner will get on the globetrotters and then that team would that Chinese nationals member of the voters within -- China for the next six months.
So we -- -- one member who's a Chinese national.
It's -- -- get a name out there again right in -- when you came back it Thigpen disappeared I don't know what happened because I grew up watching curly and everybody we will go all the time and then it.
Fat Albert went away and maybe that's part of the nice thing about Gilligan's Island that's -- OK so then you -- -- the brand that they get all these great guys and all the sudden people are starting to come again.
Since China is just that it a lot of.
Extension -- ways to correct what we want to do is replicate overseas what we've been doing here and what we've done -- you're exactly right is.
We started win.
We gotta get the right players Cassel got the right players.
We gave them what they can of their own nicknames we have nicknames from some people understand that the media players and get -- how they are not just an arena.
These two guys -- amazing race not once but twice came in second place -- And a second we keep we keep moving -- have to come back to the view when you have a sense you -- like girls don't.
-- -- let's say that you.
Living hell yeah.
And way to get -- -- so they can have for the first time I ran CBS eleven weeks primetime coverage the idea is you're sitting at home on a Sunday night.
Then your in your -- -- you're watching amazing race you're not thinking about the globetrotters all of a sudden you see these two guys.
There -- globe Trotter -- -- uniforms but paraphernalia.
They are flight time -- Big Easy they are so charming you all those guys so much you wanna go see them.
Bitter -- you wanna buy their Jersey you wanna go online but not the biographies.
You wanna -- on YouTube and see how they can spin up on her finger.
And then of course you can show for the show.
Let me ask you an initial push USA -- flight time a guy who could dump a -- why not go to the -- Well let me from a self and is someone to my thirteenth near Bermuda globetrotters is more than a dream come true you know there's not even really -- -- And collect -- put her vehicle for Welker to do different things in life -- -- -- -- truly -- I have the best job well I've had not -- to go to you know a much different countries around the world right it.
Ninety countries humming along with China -- couple times.
And enjoy and people who love basketball and in low light yummy and things like this literally can relate to basketball and are probably starting to basketball and now we -- me being retired and everything so.
We don't go let go -- and get them excited about -- What am I hearing crazy stuff -- and -- on strike that could really be -- home run right Colby's brother my going to Turkey in to play dollars sitting you guys show up.
What's it been like -- I mean -- could it -- crowds are still there again.
Was -- of grey -- are they love us we commode it doesn't matter it yourself with a seventy.
Big Joseph we do we've been -- -- the fate of five years we've been keeping me going every we have a great time whether it even though we don't speak Hilton was -- But we speak enough that we respect them and they understand and they let you know I.
We even have to speak because the -- so funny -- and you guys are so talented and my last question that my ten year old son always asks how do you come up with all the tricks.
Do you literally just go out back concerns us.
I'm coming with a thing about the tricks -- some a lot of stuff that we do we -- -- we pick up from each other.
You -- -- good things from the past -- -- and got coming in with new -- every day and then when you're at home.
You gotta practice seasons He had try to call we have any old videos right and why so revealed.
The videos and try that's something you know -- -- your own flavor to it got like curly Neal Miller.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- currently they would then we're here we got these new generation of stars and resume now my kids now I've become -- -- my at my kids are like right fights on the Liz Miller.
Eleven -- does not play basketball.
Especially when -- Texans yeah.
What we're doing and what sets these guys -- part you ask them why not the NBA why not this what sets us apart is.
They were holes and coming entertainment -- we're -- smiles around the world which sounds quarry and trite but it's true we know celebrity smiles but three.
We say it takes three things vehicle -- you have to be a great basketball player which these guys are he's been -- You have to be canceled when you have to be a great entertainer -- well I mean yeah.
Meaning He -- India right yeah.
A greater good is it just isn't rare person -- -- and number three you have to be a great person that we are wholesome family entertainment.
So you have to be a wonderful human being a great entertainer an unbelievable basketball player and we need the nexus of all three of those and we have them -- all of our guys in your fantastic.
Mom my -- well I can't wait to come to behind look at his game but want Jack to do with India.
The minute walk up you have no interest in play when I have a talk on the phone and we would definitely -- manhunt.
I'm worried about you know I like fingers crossed thinking you know what we we don't police still -- -- -- -- go to Turkey.
-- kind of yeah.
NBA right now just that's a different experience you come see us we're guaranteed good time for the whole family.
We are in a lot of cases we come of the live event you'll see us once a year.
You're 41 chances this year in the eighteen when you come what once He -- event and it's something when we come to town.
If they hold gathering of the family that goes there so what's next.
That have a cartoons so we are talking do -- -- television network right now about a series that starts next year which is terrific.
We are launching a whole new digital community called globe -- nation this September.
I want you would with some of the biggest -- digital games you've ever had ever seen before in your life.
And the other thing is -- -- said China and had the biggest we get back China is right -- the convergence of basketball.
And they've never had -- -- entertainment before it's all been about work work work work work and now they're saying there's a role for coming entertainment.
Well who -- beautifully that -- the Harlem Globetrotters.
She routinely check seminars with the kids at home and learn before -- should say that Tracy do you know I'm starting next month.
After Labor Day yet a visit 140.
Schools in 35 Steve and I am I in thirty days.
-- and we're gonna teach all the kids -- clinics say we're gonna talk to about staying in school we have a whole lot and Terry obesity and anti bullying not.
Talking about because both we gotta be fit and there's no -- him.
And -- we'll get teaching kids how to -- the bartender and for us get excited about the brand have been talking about this.
Come home tell their friends and then go to the games watch on TV studios online -- Love that part of the bracket save their inflation He hasn't.
-- Even judges claim that He was -- -- that you guys are great -- doesn't care they are so when's the next local game like it's not a right so we are why.
To be here in February.
We -- December 26 our domestic tour right now we're going overseas so we are training camp in New York in October can't say where that is half as.
As I got cake afterwards we're going to France and Germany we're going to we -- -- annual military tour every December we're going to Japan it.
We're going to Asia that.
We're doing a military.
George starts December Tony sixth.
You desecrate that you guys and -- play -- Big Easy to her anytime anywhere and good luck you wanna have been.
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