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(Audio) Globetrotter Watches Meiergerd Make Backwards Half-Court Shot

(Audio) Globetrotter Watches Meiergerd Make Backwards Half-Court Shot
West Point Beemer senior James Meiergerd makes backward half-court in front of student body and Globetrotter.

A member of the Harlem Globetrotters, Orlando “El Gato” Melendez was at West Point High School Monday to watch senior James Meiergerd make a backwards half-court shot during a special program in front of the student body.


Meiergerd, who has Down syndrome, had drained the shot during halftime of a game January 5th.  A video of the shot went viral on the Internet


“ABC World News Tonight with David Muir” ended up doing a segment on Meiergerd’s story.


Meiergerd will be an honorary Globetrotter when the group performs at the Century Link Center in Omaha on April 4th.


(click here to hear interview with Orlando “El Gato” Melendez)

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