In 1998, Marques Haynes was the first player ever to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a Globetrotter. Haynes passed away in May 2015. Meadowlark Lemon, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2003, passed away in December 2015. Curly Neal, who in February 2008 became just the fifth Globetrotter to ever have his jersey retired, is a motivational speaker and still makes public appearances for the Globetrotters. Goose Tatum passed away in the late 1960s, and he was posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame in August 2011. Sweet Lou Dunbar is the Globetrotters’ director of player personnel and a coach, sharing 40-plus years of Globetrotter experience with a new generation of players.