Speedy Artis joins the Harlem Globetrotters after playing professionally in Brazil for the America Esporte Club in 2017. Artis earned his nickname on the Globetrotters roster for his rapid style of play and dexterity on the court.
He attended Gwynedd Mercy University (Pa.) where he was a four-year starter and scored over 1,300 career points and 400 assists. He earned rookie of the year honors his 2012-2013 season, First Team All-Conference from 2014 to 2016 and led his team to a Colonial States Athletic Championship title in 2016.
On the Globetrotters court, he’s known for his dribbling skills and spot-on accuracy when shooting from the team’s signature 4-point line.
Artis earned his degree in communications and following his career in basketball, he would like to pursue a career in television production. When he’s not touring with the Harlem Globetrotters, he enjoys holding community events and hosting summer basketball camps for kids and adults.