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The man who wanted to be a Globetrotter

Harold Williams pulled off the impossible -- he got himself traded to the Harlem Globetrotters. Story

Updated: July 29, 2008, 3:46 PM ET
By Tom Friend | ESPN.com

Forget Kevin Garnett to Boston. The trade of the year was Harold Williams to Harlem.

It's not every day you pick up 15,000 games in the standings. But last fall a man hardly anyone's heard of went from the losingest team of all time to the winningest team of all time, in a deal straight out of Ripley's Believe It Or Not.

It's a minor miracle somebody wanted him. His former team hasn't won a game since 1971, travels with only eight players, and doesn't sign autographs. ...

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