Guard | 6' 0"

Hops Pearce


Hometown | Tuckahoe, NY

Purchase College


Similar to some of his new teammates, Harlem Globetrotters star Hops Pearce joins the famous roster after winning the 2018 Dark Horse Dunk Competition during Final Four Weekend. Pearce adds to the Globetrotters' growing list of some of the best dunkers on the planet. In 2018, Pearce participated in the NCAA College Slam Dunk Competition where he represented Purchase College. At the event, Pearce threw down some of the most prolific dunks – one of which included a one-handed self-alley-oop slam dunk while filming himself with a cell phone camera. Pearce came shy of winning the competition by mere decimal…
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Career Highlights and Awards

2018 ESPN College Slam Dunk Championship Semi-Finalist 

2020 ESPY’S Honorable Nominee  ‘Can’t Stop Watching Moment of the Year’ 

1st NCAA Division III Basketball player to be fully featured in TWO video games (NBA2k and NBA Live)

2021 Tuckahoe High School Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee

Career History

Purchase College: 2014 - 2018

Harlem Globetrotters: 2018 - Current

Fun Facts

Favorite Quote:
“Things are never as bad as they seem!”

Art, Hiking, Unicycling



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