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The Cory Joseph Award

The winner of this award receives a authentic Team Canada practice jersey 

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The award goes to a the best point guard in the NCAA Division during their games throughout the Kawartha Classic.
The Cory Joseph Award is an annual basketball award given by the Kawartha Classic to the top point guard of the tournament. It is named after 5 year National Basketball Association (NBA) player and 2004 Kawartha Classic Champion with Pickering High School Cory Joseph.  He is also a NBA champion, who played point guard (PG) for the San Antonio Spurs from 2011 to 2015. Cory currently plays PG for our Toronto Raptors and is having his best season yet.
Cory Joseph's Personal Information
Born: August 20, 1991 - Toronto, Canada
High School: Pickering/Findlay College Prep
Height: 6 ft 3 in
Weight: 190 lbs
Career Information

College: University of Texas at Austin
Draft: San Antonio Spurs, 1st round (29th pick, 29th overall), 2011 NBA Draft
Position: PG
Current Team:  Toronto Raptors

The 2018 Cory Joseph award winner is...


Kole Scott

Pineridge S.S.


School:  Pineridge S.S.
Grade:  9
Number:  #1
Height:  5'11"
Position:  PG
Tourn AVG:  21 pts/game
Favourite NBA Player:   Kyrie Irving





Kole Scott Pemberton is consummate PG who is very advanced in all aspects of the game.  He is a leader who comes up big when needed most.  He can score the ball when needed, in fact he was one of the leading scorers in the GTA.  He can also penetrate and create for his teammates.  He is a tough competitor who can defend and will get on the floor for loose balls.  Kole is bright young man who does very well in the classroom. Kole's potential moving forward is through the roof. 

Previous winners of the Cory Joseph award 



Cashius McNeilly

Thornlea Black


School:  Thornlea Black
Grade:  9
Number:  #35
Height:  6'5"
Position:  PG/SG
Tourn AVG:  15 pts/game
Favourite NBA Player:  







Malik P.

Pickering HS


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