"Wow," 14-year-old Sami Steers said.
Special K performed tricks for Steers and other children Wednesday. He made spinning a basketball on his finger and head look easy and that made children smile.
"When they see one of us, they light up, when they see us spinning the ball on the finger they just enjoy it, if I can put the ball on their finger, they love it," Special K said.
The 6'5" Harlem Globetrotter also posed for family photos and signed autographs during his visit. He even performed tricks in the hallway, outside the doors of children who could not have visitors in their rooms.
"Sometimes I hear from the parents that they hadn't seen their kid smile since they had been in the hospital, when we get there and we leave they're smiling and that's very special," Special K said.
Watch our video above to hear more from Special K.
Want to see the Harlem Globetrotters? They're performing in Tampa at the USF Sun Dome on Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m. and again at the Lakeland Center on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. For ticket information check out this website.
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