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Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Eytan Kirschenbaum

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize RYNJ fourth grader Eytan Kirschenbaum as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The ten-year-old is coming off an amazing MGBL season for the Nina Eizikovitz-Links Residential team. Eytan and the entire team had an impressive run, then fell just short in the championship game. One observer told the JLNJ, “The most impressive thing about Kirschenbaum’s game is his tenacity.” This tenacious play was on display in round two of the playoffs; Eytan led all scorers with 17 points, rebounds and steals.

Yasher Koach Eytan on a great MGBL season! Here are some questions about you and your sports career:

Who would you say is your role model?

My dad because he always tells me not to be nervous and to do my best.

Who is your favorite athlete?

Steve Smith Senior because even though he’s old he is still great.

What is your pre-game routine?

I go on my driveway and practice my shots

What is your earliest sports memory?

Hitting a triple during my championship PAL game.

What is your favorite sports memory?

When I scored 25 points in one MGBL game.

What do you like to do when are not playing sports?

Play with my friends.

What is the best thing about being a Sportstar?

Helping other people become better players.

The Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week will receive a $10 gift certificate to Gotham Burger. Please send nominees for next week’s Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week to [email protected].

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