Black Sports : R.I.P. MEADOWLARK LEMON

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    Ex-Globetrotters Star Meadowlark Lemon Dies




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    Meadowlark Lemon, the "clown prince'' of basketball's barnstorming Harlem

    Globetrotters, whose blend of hook shots and humor brought joy to millions of fans around the world, has died. He was 83.
    Lemon's wife and daughter confirmed to the team that he died Sunday in Scottsdale, Ariz., Globetrotters spokesman Brett Meister said Monday. Meister did not know the cause of death.
    Though skilled enough to play professionally, Lemon instead wanted to entertain, his dream of playing for the Globetrotters hatched after watching a newsreel of the all-black team at a cinema house when he was 11.



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