The Brooklyn Nets All-Star Awards presented by Hospital for Special Surgery recognizes junior high school basketball players within the Tri-State area that demonstrate grit, determination, and a desire to succeed both on the court and in the classroom.

Nominate a scholar-athlete you know who resides in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut from now until March 1, 2018.

Monthly winners will be announced beginning October 16th. Each monthly nominee will be awarded a spot in the Brooklyn Nets Summer Basketball Clinic and the opportunity to attend a Brooklyn Nets game to be honored on court during the 2017-2018 season. One of the nominees will go on to receive the Ultimate Brooklyn Nets All-Star Award - an additional $3,000 grant for their school's athletic program.

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Congratulations to all six of our 2017.2018 Brooklyn Nets All-Star Award winners this season. Now is your chance to vote for the Ultimate All Star Award Winner, you may vote five times per day.
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The following Tri-State area junior high school basketball players have been selected for the Brooklyn Nets All-Star Awards


  • Grit

    Always gives 100%. Leaves everything out on the hardwood each game.

  • Dedication

    Remains committed to teammates and coaches. Demonstrates a desire to constantly improve.

  • Character

    Fights through adversity. Displays a high level of accountability and leads by example.

  • Academics

    Makes an effort to balance both athletics and academics, achieving both on the court and in the classroom.

  • Teamwork

    Inspires and aligns those around them to work towards a common goal.


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Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018), and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. HSS is an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College and as such all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are faculty of Weill Cornell. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. HSS has locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.