Meadowlark Lemon R.I.P.

MeadowlarkHe was the “Harlem Globe Trotters when I was growing up. They just don’t make childhood hero’s like this anymore…

From The Week:

“Meadowlark was the most sensational, awesome, incredible basketball player I’ve ever seen,” said Wilt Chamberlain, who played with Lemon on the Globetrotters for a year in the late 1950s, before he died in 1999. “People would say it would be Dr. J or even Jordan. For me, it would be Meadowlark Lemon.” You can learn more about the Lemon era of the Globetrotters, and see Lemon in action, in the clip from A&E Biography below. Peter Weber

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