Meadowlark Lemon of the Harlem Globetrotters Dies at 83

December 28, 2015 10:14 PM

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Meadowlark Lemon of the Harlem Globetrotters Dies at 83

Meadowlark Lemon, the "clown prince" of basketball's barnstorming Harlem Globetrotters, whose blend of hook shots and humor brought joy to millions of fans around the world, has died. He was 83.

Lemon's wife and daughter confirmed to the team that he died Sunday in Scottsdale, Arizona, Globetrotters spokesman Brett Meister said Monday. Meister did not know the cause of death.

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