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Summer League Jr. NBA 2018 Fall League is in Full Swing

The Summer League Jr. NBA’s 2018 Fall League is under way as games began September 21st at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy in Las Vegas, NV. This marks the 2nd full year of Friday Night Hoops for boys and girls grades 6,7,8. The Fall league consists of 8 middle school teams (4 boys & 4 girls teams). Each team plays 4 regular season games, followed by the playoffs which begin October 19th. The Summer League Jr. NBA continues to grow each season as students and parents become more aware [...]

By | October 5th, 2018|Event Management, Updates|

HallPass Ends Summer 2018 with adidas Grassroots Events

As August comes to an end, we’d like to reflect back at how we closed out the Summer with adidas Grassroots Basketball events: adidas Gauntlet Finale (July 12-15), adidas Summer Championships (July 18-22) and adidas All-American Camp (July 22-24).   ADIDAS GAUNTLET FINALE In the midst of the NBA Summer League, we had a team head out to New York City for the adidas Gauntlet Finale. The Gauntlet Finale was the final tournament of the adidas Gauntlet Series featuring the top seeded teams from the Gauntlet Series event [...]

By | September 6th, 2018|Event Management, Updates|

The Impact the NBA Summer League Has on the City of Las Vegas

SOURCE: Las Vegas Sun, Mike Grimala The idea of Las Vegas as home to an NBA franchise has swirled on and off, with varying degrees of intensity, for more than a decade. It rose up in February 2007 when the city hosted the league’s all-star game (making it the first city without its own franchise to do so), then resurfaced in 2014 when newly appointed commissioner Adam Silver came out in favor of legalized sports gambling. When an NHL expansion team was awarded to Las Vegas two years [...]

By | August 2nd, 2018|Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

Behind the Scenes at NBA Summer League

SOURCE: ESPN, Mark Friedell LAS VEGAS -- There's no official start or end time, but the apex doesn't reach fevered heights until well into the day. The boundaries are ill-defined, but it consists of the approximately 700 square feet of concrete behind the baseline all the way to the players tunnel. And it doesn't have a name, but everyone knows it's where to go to find someone. As another summer league game is playing out not 30 feet away, some of the most influential names in basketball are [...]

By | July 14th, 2018|Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

ESPN and NBA TV to bring fans all 82 games from MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018

  NEW YORK -- The matchup between the potential top two picks in NBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm highlights the 12-day, 82-game schedule for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 in Las Vegas. For the first time, every Summer League game will air live on television, with ESPN networks and NBA TV combining to televise a record number of games. The Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings, who are selecting first and second, respectively, in this year’s draft, will meet at MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 on Saturday, July [...]

By | June 14th, 2018|Event Management, Updates|

NBA GLOBAL CAMP LAUNCHES IN TREVISO, ITALY

The HallPass Team recently returned from the inaugural NBA Global Camp, which took place at the La Ghirada Sports Complex in Treviso, Italy. The camp showcased 40 of the top Draft-eligible international prospects coached by current NBA coaches, as well as featured a series of scrimmages between prospects from the NBA Academy program, Australia's Centre of Excellence and a U18 International Select Team. Responsibilities for HallPass included fully developing nbaglobalcamp.com, running event operations, producing the official livestream broadcast, and more. The live stream broadcast featured ESPN's Fran Fraschilla [...]

By | June 11th, 2018|Event Management, Updates|

40 PLAYERS EXPECTED TO ATTEND NBA GLOBAL CAMP 2018

– Pre-Draft Showcase for Top Draft-Eligible Prospects from Outside the U.S. Will Take Place June 2-5 in Treviso, Italy – NEW YORK, May 18, 2018 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today 31 of the 40 players who are expected to attend the NBA Global Camp 2018, a pre-Draft showcase from June 2-5 at La Ghirada Sports Center in Treviso, Italy, for top Draft-eligible prospects from outside the U.S. The camp will include team interview sessions, five-on-five games, shooting drills, and strength and agility testing in front of representatives from [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA 2018 Spring League Dates Announced

The Summer League Jr. NBA 2018 Spring league dates have been announced. After a successful inaugural season, the league is poised for continued growth in 2018. Taking place from March 23rd to May 4th at the Jam On It Sportsplex in Henderson, NV, the Summer League Jr. NBA Spring League is a six-week (16 team youth basketball) league open to Middle School student-athletes, boys & girls, residing in Clark County who exhibit intermediate to advanced basketball skills and have a 2.5 or above cumulative GPA. The Summer League Jr. NBA [...]

By | March 16th, 2018|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

NBA Summer League Presence at NBA All-Star 2018

It's never too early to start talking about the stars of tomorrow, as the NBA Summer League was well represented at NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles. To help create awareness for NBA Summer League 2018, the HallPass team put together a booth at the Convention Center that featured several fan-friendly activations. Fans had the opportunity to pose for photos in front of a backdrop featuring former Summer League stars and were able to share a Summer League branded “player card” to the social media platform of their [...]

By | February 23rd, 2018|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

ALL 30 NBA TEAMS TO COMPETE AT MGM RESORTS NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2018 FROM JULY 6-17 IN LAS VEGAS

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2018 – The NBA announced today that all 30 teams will compete in MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 – the first time the entire league will be represented at the annual showcase for up-and-coming talent in Las Vegas. The 14th NBA Summer League will take place July 6-17 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. With every team participating, NBA Summer League 2018 will expand to 12 days and 82 games [...]

By | January 30th, 2018|All News, Event Management, Updates|