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NBA Summer League plays big role in Las Vegas MLK Day Parade

For the 35th year in a row Las Vegas hosted its "Living the Dream" parade to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  As a prominent member of the Las Vegas community for the last 13 years, the NBA Summer League was well represented at this years parade.  Representing the theme "Delivering Dreams Since 2004," 2 trucks were decorated with NBA Summer League branding and over 100 Summer League community members took part in the celebration.  Some of the community partners participating were Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, the [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|All News, Updates|

National Basketball Coaches Association Announces Inaugural Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award

VOTED ANNUALLY BY 30 NBA HEAD COACHES New York, January 15, 2017—The National Basketball Coaches Association (“NBCA”) is proud to announce the inception of the Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award. The Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award will be an annual award given to honor the most successful Head Coach in the National Basketball Association (“NBA”) as voted upon by his or her peers. It will be the only award chosen entirely by NBA Coaches. Every season, Head Coaches representing all 30 NBA Teams will select [...]

By | January 15th, 2017|Updates|

Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation presents Albert Hall with the Lott IMPACT Trophy Founders Award

By | December 13th, 2016|All News, Updates|

Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers Wins the Lott IMPACT Trophy

via Lott IMPACT Trophy Newport Beach, CA- Michigan’s all-purpose star Jabrill Peppers has been named the winner of the 13th annual Lott IMPACT Trophy brought to you by Mercedes-Benz USA. Presented by trophy namesake, Ronnie Lott, the announcement came Sunday night at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, Ca. at the Lott IMPACT Trophy Annual Awards Banquet. The award goes to the defensive player who has the biggest IMPACT on his team. IMPACT stands for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity. Peppers, a 6-1, 208-pound junior from [...]

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

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|