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Perkins Twins Help Kick off New Basketball Program in Oakland

Original post made by Tarny Perkins, Menlo Park: Sharon Heights, on Jun 5, 2007

Twins, Jesse and Christian Perkins of Menlo Park were invited as two of the premier local basketball players, to help launch the biggest basketball training partnership in Northern California. Triple Threat Academy workouts will move from Bishop O’Dowd High School to two 24 Hour Fitness locations: the Oakland High Street Magic Sport and San Leandro Magic Sport. The program is run by Tony Freccero and Lou Richie. The launch took place at Oakland High Street Magic Sport with active coverage by print and TV media. Others participating in the program included Leon Powe, ex CAL star now with the Boston Celtics, ex-Cal basketball players Ayinde Ubaka and Richard Midgley, Sanford guard Drew Shiller, as well as other gifted basketball players from Northern California including Brandon Walker. All of the participants continue to train with Triple Threat Academy.

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Posted by Tony
a resident of Menlo Park: Stanford Hills
on Oct 23, 2007 at 7:12 pm

Great job Perkins twins!! Keep up the good work. When are we going to see you back in the gym with us? :)

Tony and Lou

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Posted by rebecca higgit
a resident of Menlo-Atherton High School
on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:52 pm

wats up perkins twins yah make great students at ma keep up the good work at my school m-a

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Posted by edgardo molina
a resident of Menlo-Atherton High School
on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:55 pm

just wanted 2 show some love to ma homie jesse...u da best

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