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Feature Friday with Summer League Staff Alumni Logan Beerman

Each year the NBA Summer League creates countless opportunities for more than just the athletes who compete in it. Our VSL “family” has now grown into a tight-knit army over the years, with influence all over the sports industry. We are very proud to spotlight our alumni around the NBA and other professional sports, and this week we have a feature on former HallPass intern and Summer League videographer Logan Beerman. Logan was an intern with the HallPass and VSL team in 2016 having worked with the Lott IMPACT [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|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|

2018 NBA Summer League Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets are NOW ON SALE for the NBA Summer League taking place July 6-17 in Las Vegas as we welcome all 30 NBA teams. This is your chance to get a first look at the NBA superstars of tomorrow. President of HallPass Media and VP of Business Operations for the Vegas Summer League Albert Hall was able to chat with Las Vegas sports radio shows Cofield and Company on ESPN 100.9 FM as well as JT "The Brick" and TC Martin on FOX Sports 1340 AM about all you're going to [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|All News, Updates|

Our Very Own Jake Kelfer is Opening Doors with the Professional Basketball Combine

It’s February and the Ball family’s European traveling party funnels into a private area of Bounce Cafe’s Old Street location in London. LaMelo and his maternal grandmother, Noni, spar on one of the bar’s myriad multicolored ping pong tables. Brand manager Alan Foster scrolls through emails flooded with local media requests. A FaceTime call from the boys’ agent, Harrison Gaines, pings LaVar’s phone. The NBA draft process is around the corner, and crafting a plan for LiAngelo to hear his name called on June 21 is imperative. Maneuvering [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Uncategorized, 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|

Feature Friday with Summer League Staff Alum Morgann Mitchell

Every year the NBA Summer League brings together individuals from all over the world. We've been lucky to call these people our family. We are proud to recognize our alumni who have been able to go out and build their career in sports, and this week we would like to feature Summer League alum Morgann Mitchell. Along with working at Summer League, Morgann has helped us with other work, recently as our on-air talent during our livestream broadcast at the adidas Gauntlet Series in Atlanta. Now, Morgann has translated [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|All News, Updates|

adidas Gauntlet Live Stream Coverage

The Adidas Gauntlet Series is off to a great start with tough competition and impressive individual play from the best High School players around the country. Along with on-court success, the Gauntlet Series is more accessible than ever before thanks to live streaming partnerships with Twitch and basketball media powerhouse Ballislife. With 750,000 views across the streaming platforms, in the first two weeks, Adidas Gauntlet is revolutionizing the way basketball showcases are broadcasted and covered. Week 1 of the Gauntlet Series featured regionals in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., [...]

By | May 4th, 2018|Uncategorized, Updates|

adidas Gauntlet Series Update

The Atlanta Gauntlet and the first round of the Regional Qualifiers have officially wrapped up, giving a few teams the chance to separate from the pack. Dream Vision (CA) left Atlanta as the last undefeated team in the Gauntlet sitting at a comfortable (9-0) with the help of 9th ranked class of 2020 prospect Kyree Walker. Other teams that displayed moments of dominance include Compton Magic (8-1), Stackhouse Elite (8-1), Indiana Elite (8-1), Team Carroll (8-1), D1 Minnesota (7-1), Exum Elite (7-2), Team Knight (7-2), and Team CP25 [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|All News, Uncategorized|

HallPass Media Wraps Up a Great Five Year Run with Lott IMPACT Trophy

Over the past five years HallPass Media has assisted in building the Lott IMPACT Trophy brand to become one of the top defensive awards in college football. With HallPass President Albert Hall acting as CEO of the Lott IMPACT Trophy brand since late 2014, several record benchmarks were reached during his five year tenure. The HallPass Media team accomplished a great deal in building the overall profile of the brand including landing partnerships with Mercedes Benz, One Main Financial, United Airlines, adidas, Fox Sports, and most recently a [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|Updates|