Awards and Scholarships

Dave DeBusschere Award
Do you know a high school basketball player who excels on the court and in the classroom? The New York Knicks are looking for students who exemplify the heroic characteristics of the late great Dave DeBusschere. Two winners boy and girl will be honored on the court of Madison Square Garden when the Knicks host the Utah Jazz on Friday, March 7th.

Nominations will be accepted now through February 21, 2014 and winners will be contacted around February 28, 2014.

Click HERE to complete the entry form.


Sweetwater Clifton City Spirit Award
For the 8th year, the New York Knickerbockers will sponsor the Sweetwater Clifton City Spirit Award, which honors local heroes who have made a significant difference in the lives of others. Winners will be recognized at center court of Madison Square Garden on a monthly basis throughout the 2013-2014 Knicks season. The New York Knicks will make a $2,000 donation to the recipient’s charity of choice. The award is named in honor of the late Knicks great, Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton, who was the first African-American to play for the Knickerbockers.

 

CLICK HERE to see last year's Sandy Heroes Honored with the “Sweetwater Clifton City Spirit” Award

 

Click HERE to complete the entry form.