BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The Harlem Globetrotters are ready to kick off the first event at the new arena in Bangor, Maine.
The Globetrotters are playing games Friday and Saturday for what will be the first ticketed events at the Cross Insurance Center.
The team boarded a bus from New York’s Long Island on Thursday with Big Easy Lofton’s proclamation: “You have a new arena? We have a new show.” The team said, “Get the lobster ready.”
The games in Maine are billed as the 2014 show premiere. The games will be a preview of what fans will see starting in December when the team officially kicks off its tour.