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NFT: RIP Curley Neal. 71

Earl the goat : 3/26/2020 9:04 pm
Him and Meadowlark were my favorites
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AcidTest : 3/26/2020 9:17 pm : link
basketball legend. RIP. God bless. Prayers to his family and friends.
Agreed  
steve in ky : 3/26/2020 9:30 pm : link
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"Him and Meadowlark were my favorites"


Yeah I agree, saw them both as a boy and they made the Globetrotters IMO.
RIP  
MadPlaid : 3/26/2020 9:35 pm : link
As a kid, I remember watching him and the Globetrotters on ABC's Wide World of Sports. Just loved how Curly dribbled the ball. They put on a great show.

I recall seeing them live in Rochester's War Memorial Stadium back in the 70's. Just a blast.
Awwh man...  
CRinCA : 3/26/2020 9:38 pm : link
Agree with both sentiments. My childhood is slowly fading away.
Oh no  
flycatcher : 3/26/2020 9:50 pm : link
He was amazing, I wished he was on the Knicks
I was thinking of saying he was  
Bill in UT : 3/27/2020 12:28 am : link
so much better than Shemp, but people would probably say I was a dick, so I won't. But Meadowlark was in a league of his own.
77 not 71 years old  
Matt M. : 3/27/2020 12:59 am : link
Man, I could watch him dribble all day. By far, he was my favorite Globetrotter (although I missed Meadowlark).
I used to love watching them  
JimInKgnNY : 3/27/2020 8:22 am : link
on Wide World of Sports. Curly, Meadowlark and Geese were my favorites.
How many of you are old enough to remember the Globetrotters Saturday morning cartoon that ran for 1 or 2 seasons?
RE: I used to love watching them  
Victor in CT : 3/27/2020 8:42 am : link
In comment 14851093 JimInKgnNY said:
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on Wide World of Sports. Curly, Meadowlark and Geese were my favorites.
How many of you are old enough to remember the Globetrotters Saturday morning cartoon that ran for 1 or 2 seasons?


i do. back then the Trotters were a treat. TheNBA still played a more serious, less showy game. Seeing the Trotters dunk, no look passes and dribble was fun
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DG_89 : 3/27/2020 1:17 pm : link
grew up watching the Globetrotters from the 70s. Loved the cartoon too. Another piece of my youth gone. RIP Me. Neal. Thanks from some great childhood memories.
Never missed a shot from half court ....  
short lease : 3/31/2020 10:10 am : link
IIRC ... loved the Globe Trotters of his era (w/ Meadowlark) .


RIP Mr. Neal.
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