NOMINATE A SCHOLAR-ATHLETE

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.

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.
Read all of their stories below.

2017-18 BROOKLYN NETS ALL-STAR AWARDS MONTHLY WINNERS

The following Tri-State area junior high school basketball players have been selected for the Brooklyn Nets All-Star Awards

ELIGIBILITY

  • 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.

2017 NETS ALL-STAR AWARD FINALISTS

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ABOUT HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY

HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the ninth consecutive year) and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S.News & World Report (2018-2019). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country and was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State. In 2017 HSS provided care to 135,000 patients and performed more than 32,000 surgical procedures. People from all 50 U.S. states and 80 countries travelled to receive care at HSS. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The culture of innovation is accelerating at HSS as 130 new idea submissions were made to the Global Innovation Institute in 2017 (almost 3x the submissions in 2015). The HSS Education Institute is the world’s leading provider of education on the topic on musculoskeletal health, with its online learning platform offering more than 600 courses to more than 21,000 medical professional members worldwide. Through HSS Global Ventures, the institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally.

www.hss.edu.