Harlem Globetrotters’ player El Gato in Austin celebrating team’s 90th season

Harlem Globetrotters El Gato

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A family-friendly basketball tradition is celebrating its 90th season here in Austin this week.

Harlem Globetrotters El Gato
Harlem Globetrotters’ El Gato poses with KXAN anchor John Dabkovich.

Joining KXAN for an interview is El Gato Melendez with the Harlem Globetrotters.

El Gato said the first time he ever saw the Globetrotters was on Scooby Doo.

Fans can expect to see a blast from the past, with the Globetrotters bringing back their vintage uniforms. El Gato joked that fans can look forward to “the really short shorts.”

The Globetrotters will take to the court at the Frank Erwin Center Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m.

For more information or to buy tickets click here. 

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