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On this Date 2015 - Remembering HOF Meadowlark Lemon

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 12/27/21, 5:00AM EST

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, basketball legend Meadowlark Lemon died at the age of 83 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

December 27, 2015 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, basketball legend Meadowlark Lemon died at the age of 83 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Born in Wilmington, Lemon was a star at Williston High there and went on to be known as the “Clown Prince of Basketball” during his lengthy career with the Harlem Globetrotters. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1975.

Meadowlark Lemon - NCSHOF