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HallPass Media is a leader in the sports & entertainment marketing industry. The firm is comprised of young minded, inspired pros who live and breathe sports, business, tech and culture.

Albert Hall interviewed by NBC Sports Radio as Lott IMPACT Trophy’s CEO

The CEO of the Lott IMPACT Trophy, Albert Hall was on Under Center with Mark Malone on NBC Sports Radio to talk about the 10 incredible semi-finalists, how the finalists get narrowed down from here, and much more! #CharacterCounts

By | November 12th, 2016|All News, Updates|

Summer League Staff Member Nicki Gross joins Raptors 905 Staff as Assistant

Trailblazers seldom take the route most travelled. They find ways to circumvent the norms to set new standards and reach new heights, to become role models for generations to follow. It is true with the latest unique addition to the Toronto sports scene: 27-year-old Nicki Gross, named Friday as an assistant coach for basketball development with the Toronto Raptors’ D-League affiliate, Raptors 905, and just the third woman in an assistant role in league history. She was not a gym rat, nor a basketball star. She was a soccer player [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|All News, Updates|

Former HallPass and VSL Interns Who Are Building A Successful Career in Sports

The NBA Summer League Internship Program gives aspiring sports industry professionals the opportunity to work for the NBA Summer League, an 11-day event held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Dedicated interns from around the globe are assigned responsibilities that directly enhance the quality of the event such as game operations, social media management, public relations, broadcast, partner activation and more. 1. BJ Domingo - Milwaukee Bucks 2. David Gale - Toronto Raptors 3. Nick U’Ren - Golden State Warriors 4. Shae Dawson - Philadelphia 76ers 5. [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|All News|

3 Stripe Hoops Offers Complete Coverage of adidas Basketball

In conjunction with NBC's  Sports Engine, HallPass Media developed 3 Stripe Hoops, an online portal that goes inside the huddle, behind the scenes, and off the court to give hoops fans exclusive coverage of everything adidas basketball. Follow all adidas Hoops, Hype, Life: 3 Stripe Hoops Website 3 Stripe Hoops Twitter 3 Stripe Hoops Youtube  3 Stripe Hoops Facebook

By | October 12th, 2016|All News, Updates|

NBA TV’s Open Court to Feature its First-Ever Roundtable with Front Office Executives

NBA TV’s Open Court to Feature its First-Ever Roundtable with Front Office Executives on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. ET   Open Court: General Managers Edition to Discuss Nature of “Super Teams,” Signing Franchise Players & More in Hour-Long Special       For the first time, NBA TV’s critically acclaimed Open Court series will feature a roundtable discussion with leading NBA executives as panelists on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. ET. Hosted by Matt Winer, the front office experts will discuss topics including philosophies for building and rebuilding teams, executing franchise-shaping trades and the state of [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|All News, Updates|

Denzel Valentine’s buzzer-beater gives Bulls NBA Summer League Title

LAS VEGAS -- Denzel Valentine provided a thrilling finish for the NBA Summer League. Valentine hit the tying 3-pointer in the final second of regulation, then made a jumper at the buzzer in overtime to give the Chicago Bulls an 84-82 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Valentine was scoreless on 0-for-6 shooting through three-quarters, but he proved that fortunes change quickly in Las Vegas. His 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds left forced the extra period after Tyus Jones had just given Minnesota a 77-74 lead on a 3 with 3.6 seconds to go. It [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|All News|

NBCA Presents Inaugural Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award to Phil Johnson

Las Vegas, July 12, 2016—Phil Johnson, one of the most impactful and successful Assistant Coaches in NBA history is the recipient of the inaugural “Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award,” the National Basketball Coaches Association announced today. “Throughout his NBA coaching career, Phil Johnson epitomized everything that a world class Assistant Coach brings to the game. Teacher, motivator, competitor, confidant, are all skills that come to mind when thinking of Coach Phil Johnson and his impressive legacy. Phil worked side by side with such NBA coaching greats [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|All News|

adidas Signs Five Top NBA Draft Picks

via Yahoo Sports With a renewed emphasis on investing in NBA player endorsement deals, adidas has officially signed projected lottery picks Brandon Ingram, Kris Dunn, Jaylen Brown, Jamal Murray and Dragan Bender to multiyear footwear and apparel endorsement deals. After partnering with the NBA as the league’s official outfitter for more than a decade, the company’s deal with the NBA will expire in the summer of 2017. The brand's new strategy under basketball general manager Chris Grancio is to partner directly with the league's top players and emerging stars by offering better deals [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|All News|

67-Game Samsung NBA Summer League Schedule Unveiled

NEW YORK — A matchup between the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers, owners of the first and second overall picks, respectively, in NBA Draft 2016 presented by State Farm, highlights the 67-game schedule at Samsung NBA Summer League 2016. The 11-day showcase of top young NBA talent will run from Friday, July 8 through Monday, July 18 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas. ESPN and NBA TV will provide non-stop coverage starting on opening [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|All News|

Mercedes-Benz USA Extends Partnership with The Lott IMPACT Trophy

HallPass Media is pleased to announce that Mercedes-Benz USA will be once again be an official partner of the Lott IMPACT Trophy, marking the third consecutive year of the partnership. HallPass is the agency of record for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, which recognizes College Football’s Defensive Best in Character and Performance. Named after 4-time Super Bowl winner and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott, the Lott IMPACT Trophy recognizes young men who not only perform on the field, but also off the field. The award celebrates defensive college [...]

By | October 6th, 2015|All News, Brand Consulting|