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Meadowlark Lemon brings team to his hometown


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington native Meadowlark Lemon is considered the most popular member of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters. Next week the "Clown Prince of Basketball" will come home to the Port City.

Meadowlark Lemon's Harlem All-Stars will play two games at the Schwartz Center in Downtown Wilmington. On Friday, August 27, the All-Stars will face a team of coaches from UNCW, Cape Fear Community College and area highs schools. The next night, they take on crew members from the USS Gravely.

You can buy tickets online for $30 or $40 at the door. Courtside seats are available for $150.

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