A former Harlem Globetrotter who once called New Bern his home has died.
According to an obituary posted online, Andre "slim" Bryant, 54, of Baltimore died last Friday.
The former Harlem Globetrotter grew up in New Bern and graduated from West Craven High School before playing college basketball at Ohio State and Kent State.
Bryant played professional basketball both nationally and internationally, then went on to become a member of the Harlem Globetrotters.
Bryant's funeral will be held 12 p.m. Friday at St. Peter's AME Zion Church on Queen Street.