Harlem Globetrotter surprises 9-year-old basketball star: 'You got some amazing skills'

Zeus McClurkin of the Harlem Globetrotters surprised Karis Thomas, a fourth-grade student whose basketball skills are already getting national attention.
4:48 | 11/14/17

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But I love these inspirational stories. We got another one for you. Yeah. This is of a smaller variety. A 9-year-old 4'6" pint-size point guard who moves on the basketball court already catching the eye of colleges across the country. Joining us from Winchester Thur ton high school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, please give a warm welcome to karis Thomas, her dad and Jamal Woodson. How is it going. Coach, I'll start with you. How did you learn about karis' amazing basketball skills? You know, it's an interesting story. Slam basketball is Pennsylvania's number one aau basketball program and we hold tons of clinicing and we were holding a very competitive clinic for high school athletes and in comes in this 4'nothing with her dad barging in trying to get in and I tried to stop them. Her dad was not having it. He was like, let me daughter just play for a little bit. I did not want to do it but he insisted. I dit and as soon as she stepped foot on the court she outshined the entire clinic of about 75 people. Randy, I can see that calm proud look on your face. You knew it all along. I mean, she makes me so proud. I mean she works so hard. That's my best friend. I love her to death. Ah. Hey, karis, what do you love so much about basketball? What is it about that great sport? Well, one of my favorite players is Lebron James and he's a great sport and athlete and Dunks real crazy which I love and he works as hard as me. And, yeah, I want to meet him one day actually. Oh. That's going to happen, I have a feeling. I think Lebron will be reassured to know he works as hard as you. You heard that too. So, you heard us mention already there's interest in you from big colleges at this young age. They're looking at you. Love to hear where you're looking. Are you already thinking about playing ball in college? Yeah. Where sfwl whedo you want to play? What school? I want to go to UConn or duquesne because they win a lot and I just like winning. You like winning. Geno will be happy to have her. Geno auriemma. Scholarships coming by the end of the segment. Karis, can you show us your moves right now? Show us some moves? Yeah. Let's show them what we got. You ready? You ready. What do we have? Let's go for two balls and tart with two balls. All the way up. All the way up. Great, great. All the way back. All the way back. Switch it up. Switch it up. Here woo O we go. Chest pass. Great job, great job. Let's go behind your back now, three-point line, all the way up. All the way up. All the way up. Hey, karis, let show them what we do. Show Lebron James what we do. Hey. Let's get this money, girl. All right. Good job. Great job. That's what she does. That's the best 9-year-old girl in the had is tri of life. Mad skills you have there. Well, you know, you caught the attention of a lot of people, karis. I think we have a special guest that's going to come out. Come on, come on out from the Harlem globetrotters. Hey. What's going on? How are you? I saw you got some amazing basketball skills. Thanks. Nice job. Hey, actually I have something very special. I want karis to come out to our basketball game kicking off our season right here in Pittsburgh on disease 26th our 2018 world tour and I want to have you come out and join the team. What do you think about that. Oh, yeah. Oh, yeah. You got to earn this, karis, can you hold your finger in the hair. Make it really strong. Okay, zeus. There you go. Nice. How does that look? Bam! Good job, karis. Nice. Hey, thank you, zeus. Just like robin now. We got to say thank you to zeus. You're only like ten people in the honorary member. She could be the real deal. I'm honorary. Ten members. Robin. We got to say thank you to karis and coach? Mall and Randy for sharing the story with us. We got to say a big thank you to the Harlem globetrotters for

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