• Fred ‘Curly' Neal, Harlem Globetrotters Legend, Dies at 77

    13 days ago - By The Wrap

    Fred Neal, the basketball legend and actor better known by his nickname “Curly,” whose entertaining and highly skilled playing made him a star over 22 seasons with the Harlem Globetrotters, died Thursday from undisclosed causes. He was 77
    “We have lost one of the most genuine human beings the world has ever known,” Globetrotters General Manager Jeff Munn said in a statement. “Curly's basketball skill was unrivaled by most, and his warm heart and huge smile brought joy to families worldwide.”
    Born in 1942 in Greensboro, North Carolina, Neal played basketball for Johnson C. Smith University...
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