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Summer League Jr. NBA 2017 Fall League Champions

The Summer League Jr. NBA 2017 Fall League season ends in great fashion! The Championship games, held at the Tarkanian Sports Facility in Las Vegas, crowned the boys and girls victors. In the boys division, the #2 seeded Lakers, led by Coach Jon, came out with a 58-52 win to claim their Championship trophy over the #1 seeded Wizards, led by Coach Pat. As for the girls division, the top seeded Mercury, led by Coach Christina, sealed a 41-34 victory in a rematch over defending champion Mystics, led [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

Lott IMPACT Trophy Names 2017 Semi-Finalists

NEWPORT BEACH, CA. – The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation has announced the nine semi-finalists for the 14th annual Lott IMPACT Trophy. These distinguished young men represent the qualities embodied by Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott – Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity. The winner of the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy will be announced at The Lott IMPACT Trophy Award Banquet, held at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach on Dec. 10. The award show will be televised live on CBS Sports Network at 5:30 PST. The Pacific [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|All News, Uncategorized, Updates|

Team HallPass Sends Care Package to Puerto Rico

The HallPass team put together a care package for one of our own, Edgar Vargas, who is back home in Puerto Rico working with FEMA to help those affected by Hurricane Maria. Edgar is a Sports Business Classroom alum and was an intern at this year's NBA Summer League. Your efforts to help your hometown in this desperate time of need is commendable. Thank you Edgar for taking time to help the citizens of Puerto Rico and we hope this helps out! If you want to contribute to [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|All News, Updates|

Lott IMPACT Trophy Names 2017 Quarter-Finalists

NEWPORT BEACH, CA. – The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation, sponsors of the Lott IMPACT Trophy, today announced the quarter-finalists for the 14th annual award. The 20 players represent the best college defensive players in the nation who make the biggest IMPACT on their team both on and off the field. IMPACT is an acronym for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity. Named after College and Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott, The Lott IMPACT Trophy was founded in 2004. It is the first and only [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|All News, Uncategorized, Updates|

Lott IMPACT Trophy Award Announces Television Partnership with CBS Sports Network

CBS Sports Network has partnered with the Lott IMPACT Trophy as the official television partner of the award, recognizing College Football’s Defensive Best in Character and Performance. CBS Sports Network will televise the 14th annual Lott IMPACT Trophy Award Ceremony live from The Pacific Club in Newport Beach, California on Sunday, Dec. 10. CBS Sports Network’s will also showcase a weekly segment about the Lott IMPACT Trophy, announcing a defensive player of the week on INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL. The show airs on Tuesday’s (9:00 PM, ET) throughout the [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA 2017 Fall Registration

The Summer League Jr. NBA 2017 Fall league is now open for registration. We are very excited to see the growth and continued success of this program. The Fall League is a six-week 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 is a great program for our local youth. The youth basketball league teaches our young players about leadership, good sportsmanship and teamwork [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|All News, Uncategorized, Updates|

Rookie survey: Dallas Mavericks’ Dennis Smith Jr. stands out from crowd

NBA.com - Last year's rookie class was, to put it nicely, underwhelming. Malcolm Brogdon won the Kia Rookie of the Year, having averaged just 10.2 points and 4.2 assists per game. Joel Embiid played just 31 games and Dario Saric wasn't very efficient. No. 1 pick Ben Simmons didn't play and the guy -- Kris Dunn -- fellow rookies picked to be the star of the class had a disappointing season, after which he was traded. This season's rookie class arrives with more fanfare. But interestingly, with the big names in the [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|All News, Uncategorized, Updates|

NBA Summer League: Online Auction Benefitting Hoops for St. Jude

The NBA Summer League is hosting an online auction to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a leading children's hospital pioneering research and treatments for kids with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Items that are up for auction include autographed jerseys from top draft picks like Lonzo Ball, Zach Collins, and Caleb Swanigan in addition to other signed memorabilia from veterans like Draymond Green, Brandon Ingram, and other Summer League alumni. All proceeds from the online auction will go to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital so be [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|All News, Event Management, Updates|

2017 Sports Business Classroom Alumni Start NBA Podcast: The Bench Mob

Alumni of the 2017 Sports Business Classroom have started their own NBA podcast called "The Bench Mob"  which will facilitate in-depth conversations about the NBA, its prospects, and team specific news around the league. How The Bench Mob began: "As our time at Sports Business Classroom drew to a close, there were quite a few of us who looked around the room, and did not want that feeling to go away. It was a feeling of camaraderie, of belonging to a group that had many shared interests, part of [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|All News, Uncategorized|

Lott IMPACT Trophy Names 42 Watch List Candidates

Newport Beach, CA - The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation has named 42 student-athletes to the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List. The list of the top defensive players in the country includes 17 linebackers, 14 defensive linemen and 11 defensive backs. The Pac-12 Conference has the most players on the Watch List with ten (10) followed by the ACC with nine (9), the Big Ten with eight (8), the SEC with six (6), the Big 12 with five (5), the AAC with two (2) and two (2) independents [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|All News, Blog, Event Management, Updates|