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Globetrotters drop 130-foot trick shot in Toronto

Catwalk climb leads to basket from new heights at Maple Leaf Gardens

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A big goal was scored Tuesday at Maple Leafs Gardens -- by the Harlem Globetrotters.

The iconic arena, which served as home to the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1931-99, got a visit from Buckets Blakes and Flight Time Lang of the Globetrotters, who are celebrating their 90th year.

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Blakes and Lang climbed to the catwalk 130 feet above the ice at the old arena, and Blake made an improbable shot on his second attempt.

The arena is now known as Mattamy Athletic Centre and is home to the Ryerson University Rams.

The Globetrotters were founded in 1926, five years before Maple Leaf Gardens opened.

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