The world famous Harlem Globetrotters have signed six new players for their 2015 “Washington Generals’ Revenge” World Tour including former Elizabeth City State standout Angelo Sharpless.
“Spider” Sharpless, who spent time with the NBA’s Indiana Pacers in summer league action in 2013, was the Boxtorow Division II National Player of the Year and CIAA Player of the Year his final season at ECSU.
The 6-4 leaper from Plymouth, North Carolina led the conference in rebounding (8.8 rpg) and was third in scoring (20.5 ppg), while shooting 50.7 percent from the field. Sharpless was the only player in the conference who was in the top 10 in scoring, rebounding, steals and blocked shots.
He was a two-time All-CIAA honoree (2012, 2013) and the video of his reverse alley-oop to himself in 2012 earned the #1 spot on SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays.