Harlem Wizards coming to Princeton | Sports & Recreation
The Harlem Wizards are coming to Princeton, April 22 at 2 pm. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Princeton Band Boosters. The Booster provide support for all of the Princeton Community Schools Band Programs.
At a Wizards game fans see amazing basketball talent combined with hilarious family-friendly comedy. The athleticism, tricks and fancy teamwork and ball-handling wizardry, plus wild dunks not even seen in NBA games engages and wows the most avid hoops fans.
The Wizards look to push the envelope on fun, combining pre-planned comedic acts with spontaneous humor that fans of all ages will find laugh out -loud funny. The halftime show with hundreds of kids on the court, plus the postgame interaction is the cherry on top as the Wizards stay until every autograph is signed.
Often the Wizards are compared with the Globetrotters by people who have not taken in a Wizards show. Todd Davis, Wizards President said, “While the Globetrotters are quite well known and many consider them synonymous with show basketball they do not deliver the kind of connection, feeling, fun, community and excitement that the Wizards do. I have been around show basketball my whole life, my dad started the Wizards when I was four years old and the Wizard experience is unique in the world and want millions to have this awe-inspiring experience. Many fans have told us the Wizards show is beyond comparison. Davis harkened back to the old Avis tag line, we do try harder, but even more importantly is that you will laugh harder at a Wizards show.”
New York Sports promoter Howie Davis started the Wizards 50 years ago. He envisioned a show and organization that would put a different spin on entertainmentl. Fifty years later the Wizards still creating fundraiser events for schools and non-profits in 315 communities and cities in America this season alone.
Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Tickets are on sale now at Blimpies in Princeton. There is also a one-day sale at the HS Lobby on April 7th from 8-11am. Find more information at princetonbands.com.