HOPKINS, Minn. -- One by one the Hopkins high school boys basketball team filed into the gym. Like usual team manager Grant Petersen greeted every one of them.
They thought they were regrouping to reflect on the season. Instead the team got a visit from Harlem Globetrotter star Corey "Thunder" Law.
"I heard a lot about you two," Law said to sophomore Amir Coffey and Petersen, a senior.
Amir made the miracle shot that got Hopkins into the state championship and Grant lifted the team's spirit in their second place finish. Both were speechless as Law spoke about their sportsmanship.
"I couldn't wait to meet them. It's definitely a great feeling, unbelievable experience to be around these great group of guys," Law said.
The players learned how to dribble and trot like a pro from Law. Amir has been a fan since he was a kid and nerves got to him during the teams one-one-one.
"It's crazy cause they do something nobody else can do," Amir said of the Globetrotters.
Petersen will be the first to tell you his team can also do things that no other can.
"We did great this year," Petersen said.