Globetrotters visit the First Lady of Puerto Rico

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters paid a special visit on Friday, Feb. 5, to the First Lady of Puerto Rico, LucĂȘ Vela, while entertaining underprivileged kids from the area.

Globetrotters stars El Gato Melendez, the first Puerto Rican born player in the team’s history, Special K Daley, Handles Franklin, Blenda Rodriguez, Dizzy Grant, Buckets Blakes and Bam Bam Bamiro shared some laughs and signed autographs for the kids as a prelude to their upcoming games on the island.

The Globetrotters’ spectacular 2010 “Magical Memories” World Tour will be on display in Puerto Rico for four shows: Feb. 5 at 8:00 p.m. at Coliseo de Juana Diaz in Juana Diaz, a Feb. 6 doubleheader (3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.) at Coliseo Puerto Rico in San Juan, and Feb. 7 at Coliseo Raymond Dalmau in Quebradillas at 4:00 p.m.