Death of Marques Haynes

March 10, 1926 - May 22, 2015
Plano, Texas | Age 89

Harlem Globetrotters great dies at 89
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PHOENIX (AP) — Marques Haynes' dribbling skills wowed fans in more than 100 countries. He was a showstopper, a player who helped make the Harlem Globetrotters beloved ambassadors of basketball around the world.

Haynes, often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, died Friday in Plano, Texas, of natural causes, the Globetrotters said. He was 89.

"Basketball has lost one of its most iconic figures," Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider said.

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