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Former Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon Dies At 83
Updated December 28, 2015 12:02 PM
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(UNDATED) - Former Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon has died at 83, The New York Times Reports.

"The Clown Prince of Basketball" played in more than 16,000 games for the Globetrotters from 1954 to 1979 and returned to the team for 50 games in 1993.

He was inducted into the NBA Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2003 and received the NBA Lifetime Achievement - John Bunn Award for Lifetime Achievement in the year 2000.

More recently, Lemon served as a motivational speaker.

He was also the published author of "Trust Your Next Shot: A Guide to a Life of Joy."

Read the New York Times obituary here.

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