The Lockwood family arrived to Hartford's XL Center on Saturday afternoon to see The Harlem Globetrotters do what they do best: entertain audiences across the globe with basketball tricks and contagious humor.
However, the Lockwoods weren't your average family attending the game. They won the Ticket Galaxy #GalaxysStars Experience for the Globetrotters. This VIP-level Experience included Magic Passes to play on the XL Court and meet the players before the show, the Game Ball Presentation, and free VIP seats near all of the action.
Sandra Lockwood entered into the contest and won for her family. Her husband John Lockwood, son Brayden Lockwood, and his two friends joined Ticket Galaxy on Saturday. Brayden is a basketball player himself, watching games from the Globetrotters to the Hartford Hawks to the UCONN Huskies. His friends in attendance have played on the same AAU team as him for the past two years, and each of them holds a deep relationship with the sport.
"I just wanted to thank you so much for making this Experience even more special for the boys!" said Sandra Lockwood.
Before the game began, the Magic Pass portion allowed the Lockwoods to meet some of the Globetrotters including learning basketball tricks and shooting on the court.
The group of five was then taken behind-the-scenes to join the Ticket Galaxy Meet-and-Greet where Globetrotters Primetime, Turbo, and Moose took photos with Ticket Galaxy employees and the Experience winners.
This led up to the beginning of the game for the Game Ball Presentation. Brayden and his friends presented the game ball right before the Globetrotters officially took the court against the Washington Generals.
The family then took their seats and watched the Globetrotters entertain the audience with skits, tricks, and goofy stunts. Thank you to the Lockwood family and friends for joining us on Saturday!
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Written by Jenna
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