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Harlem Globetrotters put up for sale

Globetrotters perform during the exhibition match between New Zealand and the Harlem Globetrotters
The Globetrotters have been in existence since 1926.
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Sam Gardner

Sam Gardner is a general assignment writer for FOXSports.com. Originally from Orlando, Fla., he previously covered the Orlando Magic for FOX Sports Florida and has also covered the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals and MLB playoffs. Follow him on Twitter.

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Do you like whimsical, high-flying exhibition basketball and have at least $50 million to spare? If so, how would you like to be the new owner of the Harlem Globetrotters?

According to Reuters, the Globetrotters are being sold by Shamrock Capital Advisors, and are expected to command between $50 million and $100 million when all is said and done.

The Globetrotters have been doing what their name implies since 1926 — they recently joined Dennis Rodman on a trip to North Korea — and have performed more than 25,000 shows, most of them embarrassments of the lowly Washington Generals.

If you do have some interest, you should probably move quickly, though. Reuters is reporting that the selling process is in the “second round,” so there’s not much time for you to submit your bid. And given that the price of a bad NBA team these days is $534 million, $50 million for the Globetrotters seems like a steal.

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