Paul Sturgess in the lobby of the Empire State Building.
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British man signs for basketball's Harlem Globetrotters

The man believed to be the world's tallest basketball player has been introduced by the Harlem Globetrotters.

Paul "Tiny" Sturgess, who is 7ft 8in (2.31m), has just been signed up by the team.

Originally from Loughborough, Leicestershire, he spoke to the media at the top New York's tallest building, the Empire State.

  • 14 Feb 2012