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SBC’s Warren LeGarie and Larry Coon Speak at Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Every year some of the brightest minds in sports gather at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston to foster the acceptance of analytics, create innovation, and bring like-minded people together to learn. Sports Business Classroom Founder Warren LeGarie and Sports Business Classroom General Manager Larry Coon both spoke on panels at this year’s conference. Following are the topics they spoke about: Warren LeGarie | Panelist | Mission Impossible: The Art of Negotiation Like bad beats in poker, bad contracts are more vividly remembered by sports fans than the [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|All News, Updates|

What’s It Like to Intern with the NBA? Staff Profile: Tyler Makins

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 [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|All News, Event Management, Updates|

2017 Las Vegas Summer League set for July 7-17!

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. [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|All News, Event Management, Updates|

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|