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Sports Business Classroom Registration Now Open

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 [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|All News, Event Management|

Alumni Spotlight with Le’Sheala Dawson

The HallPass team recently sat down and caught up with Summer League alumni stand-out Le'Sheala Dawson, a rising star in the business of sports. In this interview Shea talks about her passion for sports, her experience as a staff member for the NBA Summer League and her passion for serving others. Q: You’ve been a part of the Samsung NBA Summer League for (2 years).  Tell us about your experience as part of the staff. A: I have been a part of the Samsung NBA Summer league staff [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|All News|

HallPass & VSL veteran staff member Justin Roper shining at alma mater

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 [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|All News, Event Management|

adidas Announces Dates for 2017 adidas Uprising Basketball Circuit

By | February 3rd, 2017|All News, Updates|

National Basketball Coaches Association to honor Michael H. Goldberg with a Bow Tie Tribute

NEW YORK, January 26, 2017 – The membership of the National Basketball Coaches Association (all Head and Assistant Coaches in the NBA and its alumni group) is honored to announce the following Michael H. Goldberg Bow Tie Tribute. In memory of the iconic Michael H. Goldberg, all NBA Head and Assistant Coaches and members of the media will wear bow ties during all NBA games from Thursday, January 26th to Sunday, January 29th. Bow ties have been generously provided by Joseph Abboud/Tailored Brands Inc., the Official Wardrobe Supplier [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|All News, Updates|

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|