Orlando Melendez adds a new country to Globetrotters' resume
Wed Oct 15, 2008
, 29, is not the first Latino to play for the Harlem Globetrotters. That honor goes to Orlando Antigua, the Dominican Republic native who starred and later coached at Pittsburgh before joining John Calipari's staff at Memphis earlier this year. Current Globetrotter Kevin "Special K" Daley was born in Panama. But the Puerto Rican distinction is important to Melendez. "I'm the first Puerto Rican to be here."
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