via Northwood University Northwood senior Tyler Makins spent his summer interning while surrounded by some of the most important people in the NBA. Here, he shares a little bit about himself, his experience, and what it was like to work with big names while keeping a cool head. What is your major? I dual major in Marketing and Sports Management, graduating this spring. What student organizations are you involved with on campus? I’ve been a member of both the Sports Management Association at Northwood and the Kappa Sigma [...]
The 2017 NBA Summer League tips off on Friday, July 7, at the COX Pavilion and Thomas and Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, marking the 13th time the event will be held in the desert. This summer’s event will again feature a single elimination tournament schedule that will crown the NBA Summer League Champion on Monday, July 17. Teams will compete in three preliminary round games from July 7-11 before being seeded in a tournament running through the Championship Game on July 17. [...]
THE SPORTS BUSINESS CLASSROOM IS A MODERN TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE UNLIKE ANY OTHER Taking place at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion during the Vegas Summer League, the Sports Business Classroom consists of two immersive educational programs that will give both aspiring and seasoned basketball professionals from around the world the opportunity to learn from top sports executives in a one-of-a-kind training environment. Students who are accepted into the General Session "Business of Basketball" will get an inside look into the world of sports and [...]
New Face: Justin Roper This alum is revved up about returning to his alma mater to be part of UNLV Athletics. Justin Roper already knew what it was like to be a fan in the stands at the Thomas & Mack Center and then a member of the Runnin’ Rebels program on the bench when he returned home to work for UNLV Athletics last fall. A former employee of teams such as the NBA’s Washington Wizards and the LA Galaxy Soccer Club, the 2008 graduate of the university [...]
Take an inside look at HallPass Media President / NBA Summer League Vice President of Business Operations Albert Hall alongside his partner and Executive Director Warren LeGarie at this year's record breaking NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
adidas Nations tipped off July 30 at Next Level Sports Complex in Garden Grove, California. Over four days, more than 80 of the top under 18 players from around the world had the opportunity to hone their skills under the guidance of elite coaches. A mix of skill and development drills and scrimmages took place July 31- August 2. The camp culminated August 3 with third-place and championship games played at Cerritos College at 4pm PT and broadcast live on ESPNU. In the third place game Team Africa edged out [...]
President of HallPass Media and NBA Summer League Vice President of Business Operations Albert Hall joins Brian Wheeler and Antonio Harvey on Trail Blazers Courtside to talk about the planning behind the annual Samsung NBA Summer League.
New York — The Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers, who hold the top two picks in NBA Draft 2015 presented by State Farm, will square off on Friday, July 10 on the first day of Samsung NBA Summer League. In addition, a meeting between the two NBA Finalists, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, will complete the opening day of an 11-day, 67-game event at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the University of Nevada Las Vegas campus. NBA TV will televise all 67 games at [...]
TOMORROW’S STARS TO SHINE BRIGHT AT SAMSUNG NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2015 - 11th Year of NBA Summer League in Las Vegas Follows Record-Setting 2014 Edition NEW YORK — The Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks, who both earned the top playoff seeds in their respective conferences with the best regular seasons in franchise history, headline the list of 24 teams set to compete in the Samsung NBA Summer League 2015 from July 10-20 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the University of Nevada Las Vegas campus. [...]
PORTLAND, Ore. (March 20, 2015) – adidas today announced its 2015 adidas Uprising summer basketball schedule. Developed to showcase the next generation of basketball stars, the calendar includes the adidas Gauntlet tournament series, All-American camp, Summer Championship and adidas Nations. The adidas Gauntlet series continues this season with top 15U, 16U and 17U teams from across the country competing for the title of adidas Uprising Gauntlet champion. Teams compete in two qualify events in Dallas, April 10-12 and Indianapolis, April 24-26 to earn a spot in the Gauntlet [...]