Showman | 6' 9"

Hammer Harrison


Hometown | Brooklyn, NY

Hampton University (VA)


If you are looking for an inspiring story of overcoming adversity and a late start to achieve a lofty goal, look no further than Globetrotters dunking sensation Hammer Harrison. Hammer once broke every finger on his right hand and right wrist. When he was 11, he broke both of his legs, an injury that required a month of confinement to a wheelchair and three months of physical therapy. The resulting pain prevented him from playing intense competitive sports for five years. When he was 17, Hammer experienced a five-inch growth spurt and took up basketball, quickly seeing it as an…
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Career Highlights and Awards

6X Guinness World Records

Career History

Sullivan Community College/Hampton University: 2004-2009

Harlem Globetrotters: 2009-Present

Fun Facts

Favorite Quote:
"Good Vibes Only."

Playing Ping Pong, Rollerblading, Skateboarding, and Fishing



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Wilt Chamberlain (13), Marques Haynes (20), Curly Neal (22), Tex Harrison (34), Geese Ausbie (35), Meadowlark Lemon (36), Goose Tatum (50), Hallie Bryant (32)