Meadowlark Lemon
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'Clown Prince of Basketball', Meadowlark Lemon, dies

Meadowlark Lemon, long-time star of the Harlem Globetrotters, has died at age 83.

His awe-inspiring hook shots and on-court gags were a staple of the team's travelling show during his 24 year career.

Lemon was a star player on the historically African-American team, as it played on tour through the racially-charged southern US, and on international trips.

Paul Blake reports from Washington.

  • 28 Dec 2015