Broken Arrow Students Get 66ers Fit

January 25, 2014

Tulsa 66ers players Maurice Sutton, Isaiah Wilkerson and Reggie Williams visited the Boys and Girls Club of Broken Arrow on Thursday afternoon to host a 66ers Fit Clinic for the club’s after-school program.

The 66ers led a group of 40 students in the hour-long fitness clinic, teaching basic basketball skills while emphasizing the importance of exercise and healthy lifestyles.

The trio led the group of kids in a basic warm up and stretching routine before breaking up into three groups to focus on different skills. Sutton taught the kids how to pass and move the basketball, Wilkerson focused on ball handling and dribbling and Williams ran a lay-up and rebounding station.

“It’s fun being out here,” said Williams. “I like giving back to the community, seeing the kids’ faces light up when they see us. You can tell they’re having fun and enjoying themselves. It’s something my teammates and I really enjoy.”

Tulsa players participate in various 66ers Fit Clinics and community outreach programs throughout the season to show appreciation to the local community which they have become a part of.

“It’s a blessing to have these guys come out here and help the kids,” said Dustin Blackmon, the unit director of Broken Arrow's Boys and Girls Club. “These kids love basketball and actually go to a lot of 66ers games. They love having these players out here and getting to interact with them.”

To learn more about other community appearances the 66ers have taken part in this season, click here.