Watch: Harlem Globetrotter sinks shot from 583-foot tower in San Antonio

Wednesday December 7th, 2016

If you read our post last week about a basketball shot from atop a 593-foot dam, you probably won’t be impressed by this. If not, keep reading.

Buckets Blakes from the Harlem Globetrotters celebrated World Trick Shot Day by climbing to the top of the Tower of the Americas in San Antonio and throwing a ball through a hoop 583 feet below. 

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It would have been a world record if not for those Australian guys who went to the top of a dam in Switzerland last month. That’s cool, but let’s see them handle the ball like Buckets. 

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