Basketball and interior design? Globetrotter ‘El Gato’ Melendez does it all


Puerto Rican born and raised , also known as "El Gato" ("The Cat"), first discovered the Harlem Globetrotters by watching the "Harlem Globetrotters" and the "New Scooby-Doo Movies". But the 6-foot-8-inch, 220-pound 36-year-old forward didn't see the team play live until he joined the Globetrotters for the 2007-08 season after playing at North Carolina. (Wichita Falls Times-Record-News)

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