7 - Harlem Globetrotter Chris "Handles" Franklin on hooping with Obama, Nike commercials & giving back
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EPISODE 7: Harrisburg's Chris Franklin is one of the greatest to ever play for the Harlem Globetrotters. He holds a world record, has played basketball in all 50 states and 84 countries, and achieved a dream he set back in 1978 (20:59). The Susquehanna Twp HS grad shares his memories of playing basketball at the White House with President Barack Obama (40:45), what it was like to play overseas during the Iraq War (33:41) and his message to young students who have big dreams (41:00).

Plus the podcast squad contemplates whether fans have completely lost their minds and where the sports world goes from here.

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