2000 - Michael "Wild Thing" Wilson sets Guinness World Record with 12' hoop dunk

  • Wilt Chamberlain becomes first Globetrotter to have his jersey retired
  • Globetrotters defeat team of college all-stars at first NABC Roundball Challenge at Final Four Weekend, Indianapolis, IL
  • Michael “Wild Thing” Wilson sets Guinness World Record with 12’ hoop dunk
  • Scout Marty Blake receives inaugural Saperstein Award
  • Globetrotters become associate member of USA Basketball
  • Q Sports Ratings name Harlem Globetrotters as most recognized sports team in the World
  • Globetrotters 1,270-game winning streak is broken 72-68 against the Spartans’ in the 2000 Fall College Classic
  • Pope John Paul II named 7th Honorary Globetrotter before 50,000 people at St. Peter’s Square in Rome  on Nov. 29
  • 50,000 newborns are signed up for free lifetime passes through Millennium Baby program

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