Originally written on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 10/21/14

Via The Other Paper:

The Harlem Globetrotters' brand of basketball has always been first and foremost about giving to good causes.  Now, with hockey-less fans feeling blue about the NHL lockout and the cancellation of the Winter Classic on New Year's Day, the world famous basketball team will do a little something to help fill the void.

The high-flying basketball team will be strapping on custom-made cleats for a Jan. 7 basketball game against the Global Select (formally perennial losers the Washington Generals) and play a game on ice.

The Globetrotters own classic game will be played outdoors at Millennium Park in the western Michigan city of Portage, near Kalamazoo.

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