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Harlem Globetrotters to take the court in Greenville

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Feb 28 2014 06:44:57 AM CST

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will take to the court Friday night. They have a whole new routine, taking fan interaction to a new level.

The Globetrotters will play at the Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum in Greenville Friday at 7 p.m.

Fans can choose the new game-changing rules they want to see by voting online.

The 2014 online ballot includes three never-before-seen rules:

- Hot Hand Jersey - Both teams will have a "Hot Hand Jersey" they can pass among each other.  The player who is wearing this jersey will receive double points on baskets made.

- Make or Miss - The quarter begins with only two players on the court for each team.  When a team scores, a teammate may enter the game.  When they miss, the player missing the shot must leave the court, leaving his or her teammates shorthanded.

-  Trick Shot Challenge - Via three challenge flags per team, each coach can challenge the other team to make a trick shot.   If the team makes the trick shot, they earn five points.  If they miss, the other team receives five points.

The Globetrotters were the first organization in sports and entertainment to let fans vote on rules when the team introduced the concept last year.