Harlem Globetrotters Fred Curly Neal Passed Away At The Age Of 77

Tragic day for the basketball community … beloved Harlem Globetrotters legend Fred “Curly” Neal has passed away. He was 77 years old.

Curly became one of the most recognizable players for the Globies during his 22-year stint with the team … playing in more than 6,000 games.

Neal’s #22 jersey was retired in 2008 … one of just 5 players to receive the honor.