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Illinois Basketball Coaches Association
Illinois Basketball Coaches Association

HALL OF FAME
FRIENDS OF BASKETBALL

Name: Harry Hannin

Year Inducted: 1974

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools/Organizations:
Harlem Globetrotters

Biography:
Harry Hannin is the “Man behind the scenes” of the Harlem Globetrotters. IBCA Hall of Fame member and fabulous owner-coach Abe Saperstein though of Hannin as his “First lieutenant” and called him “oneof my best friends and severest critics.” Also involved with boxing promotion, Harry always maintained an active interest in athletics.