Harlem Globetrotter visits SF

January 8, 2009 1:21:11 PM PST
Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blakes will be showing off his basketball skills at the Powell Street transit station in San Francisco this afternoon to promote the team's upcoming stop in the Bay Area.

Buckets will entertain passersby and sign autographs at the Bay Area Rapid Transit station today, about a week before the group is scheduled to perform in San Jose and Oakland.

The "Spinning the Globe" world tour will stop at the HP Pavilion in San Jose on Jan. 16, and Jan. 17, and at the Oracle Arena in Oakland on Jan. 17 and Jan. 18.

Buckets will be handing out free tickets to the Bay Area shows. Today's event takes place at 1:30 p.m.