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    Kyleigh Collins of Evanston, 9, left, high-fived Chris “Handles” Franklin during the Harlem Globetrotters’ performance Wednesday night at the Jasper High School Gymnasium. Kyleigh, who was brought onto the court during the game, said her experience was “a little scary.” The Globetrotters beat the World All-Stars, incorporating the crowd into a variety of skits and tricks. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Left: Chris “Hot Shot” Staples stood on a rim during the Globetrotters’ performance. Staples blocked an opponent’s shot and, when instructed by a referee to “get down,” began dancing. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Kylie Schweikarth of Celestine, 13, left, and Kristin Roos of Jasper, 7, laughed after the Globetrotters completed one of their trick shots. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    The crowd settled into place as the Globetrotters, who this week celebrated the 87th anniversary of their first game, began their performance. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Chris “Hot Shot” Staples dunked during the Harlem Globetrotters’ performance Wednesday night at the Jasper High School gym. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Girls from Dance Central Academy of Jasper performed during halftime of the Harlem Globetrotters’ performance Wednesday night at the Jasper High School gym. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Addison Hildenbrand of Jasper, 10, laid in a bed on the court during the Harlem Globetrotters’ performance Wednesday night at Jasper High School. Addison won the bed race, which required her to put on a night gown and cap, score a basket, run back across the court and be the first to climb into bed. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Franklin danced with Shelly Jones of Mitchell on the court during the Harlem Globetrotters’ performance Wednesday night in the Jasper High School gym. The Globetrotters visited Jasper three years ago and returned with their gimmicks, tricks and jokes — and a 126-119 victory over the World All-Stars. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Walt Ferber of Holland, center, the program and sports director for WITZ radio in Jasper, laughed after a trick during the Harlem Globetrotters’ performance Wednesday night at Jasper High School. Ferber was an honorary member of the World All-Stars team for the night. “It was a pretty cool experience," he said. "These guys are really great.” Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Herb “Flight Time” Lang, left, clapped as Kyleigh Collins of Evanston, 9, received a signed basketball from Chris “Handles” Franklin during the Harlem Globetrotters’ performance Wednesday night at Jasper High School. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Jackson Rumfelt of Jasper, 10, displayed a signed Harlem Globetrotters basketball before the team's performance Wednesday night at Jasper High School. Members of the Globetrotters signed the basketball for him three years ago when they performed in the previous Jasper High School gym. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Chris “Handles” Franklin, left, shook hands with Armando Villarreal of Mexico. Villarreal, who was in Jasper on business, said he heard about the Globetrotters visit to town and said, “‘Why not? Let’s go!’ It has been surprisingly good.” Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald