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World's tallest basketballer visits Northampton

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:28

World's tallest basketballer visits Northampton

Children from Thorplands, Standens Barn, Boothville, Kingsley, Headlands, Ecton Brook primary school mini-basketball teams and the Mini-Basketball players from the Northampton Basketball Club were wowed to meet Paul Sturgess, the Guinness World of Records tallest professional basketball player at 7'8'' on Thursday evening.

After watching an exciting inter school tournament, Paul told all the children about his life as a NBA star in the States and former player with the famous Harlem Globetrotters.

Paul showed the children some Globetrotter tricks and then ran a fast moving basketball session with the Northampton club members to finish a great evening of mini-basketball.

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