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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS & L.A.P.D. “TRICK SHOT COP” NA19011ml

WHAT:
Basketball Trick Shot Cop

WHEN:
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Watts Learning Center
310 West 95th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90003

WHO:
Globetrotter "Zeus" McClurkin, 4X Guinness World Record Holder
Globetrotter "El Gato" Melendez, the first Puerto Rican player in Globetrotter history.
Female Globetrotter "Champ" Thompson, a rookie from Stanford and the University of Notre Dame
LAPD Trick Shot Cop Arius George and two uniformed LAPD officers
Director Kelly Baptiste, Watts Learning Center

WHY:
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are joining forces with the LAPD to a relay a message from the National Campaign to Stop Violence that empowers students with tools in communication as a response to bullying. Combining masterful ball handling skills, humor, and student interaction, Harlem Globetrotter superstars and the LAPD "Trick Shot Cop" will leave a lasting impression on 300 students at Watts Learning Center with an interactive presentation of "T.E.A.M Up at School," providing students with bullying solutions to Talk, Empathize, Ask, and Mobilize.

CONTACT:
Lisa Carey Public Relations 818.889.1085

VISUALS:

Excellent interview opportunities and interaction with the players, LAPD officers, students, and administration. Interviews also available in Spanish with El Gato.


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