Esai Aviles

IT’S HARD TO IMAGINE ANYONE BULLYING A HARLEM GLOBETROTTER, BUT IT HAPPENED TO ANTHONY “BUCKETS” BLAKES WHEN HE WAS IN SCHOOL. NOW BLAKES GOES TO SCHOOLS TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT BULLYING PREVENTION. BLAKES WAS BORN AND RAISED IN PHOENIX. HE GREW UP WATCHING THE PHOENIX SUNS. HE WENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN. ONE DAY AFTER A GAME HE GOT A CALL FROM A HARLEM GLOBETROTTER SCOUT. HE WENT ON A TEN-DAY TRY OUT AND HE WAS SIGNED AFTER SIX DAYS. THIS IS THE 90TH YEAR THE GLOBETROTTERS HAVE BEEN AROUND. BLAKES HAS BEEN A GLOBETROTTER FOR 14 YEARS. HE HOLDS THE GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR MOST UNDERHANDED HALF-COURT SHOTS IN ONE MINUTE. THIS IS ESAI AVILES FOR BEAR ESSENTIAL NEWS.

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