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Mar
Mar
10

Turk Telekom does the — ah, you know…

Posting these things is getting addictive. Here’s the Harlem Shake as interpreted by Türk Telekom:

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Mar
0

The Harlem Shake: Ladies show no resistance as Umbertide submits to viral craze

And now the ladies are getting into the act: Below runs the squad of Italy’s Liomatic Umbertide doing the dance craze that’s ubiquitous today, gone tomorrow. Or maybe not. Notable beyond the okay performance by the lionesses: Just check out the “description” field below this YouTube. “Recorded with Harlem Shake Creator HD for iPhone and iPad,” it reads. Good gods, there’s an app now?

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Mar
1

The Harlem Shake in Biancoblu: Bologna gets down

Not one hour ago, BallinEurope was engaged in a conversation about that utterly viral meme/dance craze The Harlem Shake. BiE scoffed when the other party suggested the ‘Shake is already did. Well, thanks to Sportando, BiE can say it ain’t so as the fever expands into Italy. In short, here’s Biancoblu Basket Bologna getting to it:

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Feb
1

Harlem Shake spreads to NIJT Belgrade tournament: Alba Berlin, INSEP players succumb

Aaaaand here’s another for the collection. After the Nike International Junior Tournament in Belgrade closed yesterday, two of the tourney’s youth teams added to the phenomenon overtaking European basketball clubs daily, namely the irresistible urge to perform the Harlem Shake. Without further ado, here are the Alba Berlin and INSEP ballers succumbing to the craze.

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Feb
2

Harlem Shake virus spreads to Spanish basketball, infects Asefa Estudiantes players

Is this officially “viral” yet? A few days ago, BallinEurope stumbled upon and posted an, um, interpretation of the Harlem Shake as presented by the roster of Bundesliga-leading Brose Baskets Bamberg. Days later, FC Bayern Munich’s lot YouTubed their own ‘Shaking…

…and today it seems the phenomenon has spread to Spain’s basketball world as well: Check out Asefa Estudiantes’ Germán Gabriel, Jaime Fernández, Kyle Kuric, Daniel Clark, Edgar Vicedo and Jayson Granger plus a whole gaggle of would-be Harlemites getting down.

Right, then, European basketball squads: Who’s got next?

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Feb
1

Sharrod Ford and company present the Harlem Shake (Brose Baskets Bamberg On the Bus Remix)

A disappointing and anti-climactic Euroleague loss to Zalgiris Kaunas last week may prove that this year’s Brose Baskets Bamberg are no Globetrotters, but they still show a little bit of Harlem. Check out Sharrod Ford (native of Washington, D.C.) leading his squad in a brief go at that Harlem Shake. Guess those bus rides in Western Europe can get long…

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