Building a Trick Shot Machine for the Harlem Globetrotters

Tech Students Build a Rube Goldberg Machine

When the Atlanta-based Harlem Globetrotters thought about doing something new, fun and complex, they only had to look across town to get it done.

Students in the College of Design recently teamed up with the world famous basketball team to make a shot like no other. They built a trick shot machine in the Digital Fabrication Lab — a Rube Goldberg machine, complete with trampolines, a giant hamster wheel, boxing gloves and more.

Learn how and why they did it.

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Ann Hoevel
College of Design