Guard | 5' 7"

Speedy Artis


Hometown | Philadelphia, PA

Gwynedd Mercy University (PA)

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Speedy Artis joins the Harlem Globetrotters after playing professionally in Brazil for the America Esporte Club in 2017. Artis earned his nickname on the Globetrotters roster for his rapid style of play and dexterity on the court. 

He attended Gwynedd Mercy University, in Pennsylvania, where he was a four-year starter and scored over 1,300 career points and 400 assists. He earned Rookie of the Year honors in his 2012-2013 season, First Team All-Conference from 2014 to 2016, and led his team to a Colonial States Athletic Championship title in 2016.

On the Globetrotters’ court, he’s known for his dribbling skills and spot-…

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Career Highlights and Awards

2012-2013 Conference Rookie of the Year in college
2013-2014 First-Team All Conference
2014-2015 First-Team All Conference
2014-2015 D3 National Association of Basketball Coaches 2nd Team All Region
2014-2015 City of Brotherly Love All City 2nd Team D2/D3
2015-2016 First Team All Conference
2015-2016 Conference Champion
2015-2016 Conference Tournament MVP
2015-2016 D3 National Association of Basketball Coaches 2nd Team All Region
2015-2016 City of Brotherly Love All City 2nd Team D2/D3
2015-2016 ECAC All Star
2017 Paulista Championship Scoring Champion (Professional in Brazil)

Career History

Gwynedd Mercy University: 2012 - 2016
Esporta Brazil: 2017 - 2019
Harlem Globetrotters: 2019 - Present

Fun Facts

Favorite Quote: 
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”
“Hard work and faith is an undefeated combination!”

Hobbies: Phenomenal cook



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