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Harlem Globetrotters shatter two backboards in Ecuador exhibition game (video)

Dec 2, 2012, 8:31 AM EDT

Shattered Backboard

In the realm of basketball, it isn’t strange to see a player shatter a backboard every once and awhile but the Harlem Globetrotters in an exhibition match in Ecuador took down a grand total of two.

The first backboard break came courtesy of  7’4 center Stretch Middleton (who happens to be the third-tallest player in Globetrotter history) as he hammered home a two-handed dunk that send the basket down for the count.

After the glass was cleaned off the floor and a replacement basket was place, Globetrotter forward Jet Williams on a lob opportunity decided to break the replacement backboard:

Clearly, they don’t make basketball hoops in Ecuador with Globetrotter-proof glass.

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Harlem Globetrotters break two backboards in single game [Hoops Fix]