Deaf children benefit from Junior Nets basketball

The Junior Nets basketball program in Crown Heights is helping deaf children hone their life skills, according to organizers.

The Junior Nets basketball program in Crown Heights is helping deaf children hone their life skills, according to organizers. (6/14/16)

CROWN HEIGHTS - The Junior Nets basketball program in Crown Heights is helping deaf children hone their life skills, according to organizers.

Participants say that basketball is a universal language through which they've learned teamwork, determination and confidence.

The Brooklyn Nets NBA team sponsors the eight-week program. 

It just ended for the year at St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf.

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