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Johnny Manziel drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters

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In their annual player draft, the Harlem Globetrotters selected Texas A&M's former QB Johnny Manziel.

USA Today Sports' "For The Win" reports that the Harlem Globetrotters have drafted Johnny Manziel. Thoughts and prayers for the Washington Generals.

Three-sport athlete Manziel was previously drafted by the Cleveland Browns, where he signed a multi-year deal, and the San Diego Padres.

Globetrotters’ director of player personnel Sweet Lou Dunbar explained the draft pick in a press release.

Johnny Manziel is a fantastic athlete that knows how to be entertaining. ‘Johnny Basketball’ has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it?"

Watching these dunks, it's easy to see why the Globetrotters chose Manziel. Or maybe there was some free publicity involved.

The Harlem Globetrotters drafted several other players in their 8th annual player draft, including World Cup snubbed U.S. soccer player Landon Donovan.