Harlem Globetrotters Great, Meadowlark Lemon dies at age 83
Meadowlark Lemon, the 6-foot-3 spirit of the Harlem Globetrotters who charmed fans worldwide with a basketball acumen matched only by his comedic wit, died Sunday in his Scottsdale, Ariz., home, The New York Times reported early Monday. He was 83.
Lemon’s wife Cynthia confirmed her husband’s death to The Times.
The Globetrotters also confirmed his death and paid tribute to the iconic Lemon on Twitter.