The Harlem Globetrotters will honor former Longhorn point guard and current Globetrotters coach Jimmy Blacklock as a Globetrotters Legend, the team announced Wednesday.
The Globetrotters will recognize Blacklock on Feb. 28 during a stop in Austin for the Pushing the Limits World Tour.
Blacklock is a member of the Longhorns‘ Hall of Honor. He’ll be presented the Legends ring at the Erwin Center where he starred for Texas before playing for the Globetrotters from 1974-87.
One of the first African Americans ever to play for the school, Blacklock earned the Longhorns‘ MVP honor in his junior year after he led the team in scoring.
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