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Harlem Globetrotters to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




Harlem Globetrotters will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to mark their 2011 "4 Times the Fun" North American Tour and six games at three New York Metro arenas from February 18th – 21st, 2011:

  • Friday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m. ET – Madison Square Garden
  • Saturday, February 19th at 1:00 p.m. ET – IZOD Center
  • Saturday, February 19th at 7:30 p.m. ET – Madison Square Garden
  • Sunday, February 20th at 1:00 p.m. ET – Nassau Coliseum
  • Sunday, February 20th at 6:00 p.m. ET – Nassau Coliseum
  • Monday, February 21st at 1:00 p.m. ET – IZOD Center

In honor of the occasion, Kurt Schneider, Chief Executive Officer of the Harlem Globetrotters will ring the Opening Bell along with the players.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET  


Angela Leaney 

(609) 218-2004

Brett Meister 

(602) 707-7015 (office) 

(602) 318-4627 (mobile)

NASDAQ MarketSite: 

Robert Madden 

(646) 441-5045

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C22, 87 degrees West, downlink frequency 4140 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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About Harlem Globetrotters:

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating their 85th consecutive year in 2011, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Throughout their history, the Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 120 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, Howard Johnson Hotels, America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses, Greyhound Lines, Spalding, and Russell Athletic, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans — among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents — over more than eight thrilling decades, earning induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.  For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site:


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