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Globetrotters Sign 3-point Ace With Down Syndrome For Philadelphia Game

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Kevin Grow of the Philadelphia 76ers listens to the national anthem against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Wells Fargo Center on February 18, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kevin Grow of the Philadelphia 76ers listens to the national anthem against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Wells Fargo Center on February 18, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Grow, a high school senior with Down syndrome who became an Internet hit with his 3-point shooting, will play next month for the Harlem Globetrotters.

Grow will suit up for the Globetrotters in the fourth quarter of their March 9 game in Philadelphia. Grow, a devout Globetrotters fan from suburban Philadelphia, was added to the roster Tuesday as their 3-point specialist.

He signed a ceremonial two-day contract last week with the Philadelphia 76ers. He took part in pregame activities, and received a jersey.

The 18-year-old Grow spent four years as team manager of the Bensalem High School boys basketball team. He played in two games, hitting four 3-pointers in the final 2 minutes of his second one, and highlights went viral.

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