Harlem Globetrotters great Meadowlark Lemon died on Sunday at the age of 83, but the clown prince of basketball’s legacy still lives on thanks to the clips showcasing his skills in basketball and comedy on the internet.
Among the more interesting videos to be found of the Hall of Fame player is from his time performing his own team, the Bucketeers, which occasionally counted NBA legend and fellow former Globetrotter Wilt Chamberlain as a member.
You can also get a look at some of Lemon’s classic gags and his famous half-court hook shots in this clip from his website MeadowlarkLemon.org.
Earlier this year Lemon offered a game of P-I-G up for charity and had his hands full when NBA star Jamal Crawford ponied up to be his opponent at a Lenny Wilkens Foundation fundraiser.
– Brendan Maloy