Here’s what I remember from Meadowlark Lemon’s hoops camp

December 28, 2015 9:34 PM

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Here’s what I remember from Meadowlark Lemon’s hoops camp

“What’s your name, young man? Gimme five,” the towering figure asked, extending a gigantic hand and greeting me at the front door of the gymnasium, beaming a megawatt smile.

That was my introduction to the legend, Meadowlark Lemon, some 15 years ago, when the most famous member of the Harlem Globetrotters brought his camp to my home town of Warrenton, Va. I’d seen the dazzling basketball antics of the Harlem Globetrotters on TV, but this was my first in-the-flesh meetin...

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