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CHINESE AND CROATIAN NATIONAL TEAMS TO JOIN ALL 30 NBA TEAMS AT MGM RESORTS NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2019

NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 – The NBA announced today that the Chinese and Croatian National Teams will join all 30 NBA teams to compete at MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019, marking the first time that the league will feature two international teams. The 15th NBA Summer League will take place July 5-15 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Team China previously played in Las Vegas at NBA Summer League 2007. Team Croatia will [...]

By | March 20th, 2019|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

The History of NBA Summer League

Las Vegas in July has become the center of the basketball universe. Sun-drenched days give way to warm evenings illuminated by the lights and sounds of the Strip as NBA Summer League brings stars on the rise to the campus of UNLV. Since its debut in 2004, the Las Vegas Summer League has grown into a full festival of hoops in the desert featuring games, events, and even educational opportunities. Click here to listen to the full podcast: History of Summer Hoops in Las Vegas Source: www.nba.com

By | February 8th, 2019|All News, Uncategorized, Updates|

Liron Fanan’s Journey From Israel to the NBA

In recognition of National Girls & Women in Sports Day on February 6, Cayleigh Griffin sat down with Director of G League Player Development, Liron Fanan, to discuss her unique path into the NBA. Click here for more: Cavs.com In-Depth: Liron Fanan Source: www.nba.com

By | February 6th, 2019|All News, Blog, Updates|

Feature Friday with NBA Summer League Alum Jacob Bingemann

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 3-year veteran Jacob Bingemann. Jacob is currently working with the LA Clippers as a Communications Assistant. Q: You have been a part of the NBA Summer [...]

By | December 7th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|

Feature Friday With NBA Summer League Alumni Devin Dismang

The NBA Summer League is one big family that will continue to grow every year. For this weeks Staff Spotlight we had the opportunity to catch up with Devin Dismang. Devin has been with the Golden State Warriors for 4 years now and has been able to rise to the top through hard work and dedication. He started working in game ops and thanks to his tireless work ethic taught himself the necessary skills to become a producer. Devin is currently a lead producer for the warriors and [...]

By | November 16th, 2018|All News, Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA Fall League Champions

The second full season of the Summer League Jr. NBA’s Friday Night Hoops ended with the 2018 Fall League Championship game this past Friday at the Tarkanian Sports Academy in Las Vegas. We'd like to congratulate both the Girls & Boys Champions on securing their wins! In the Girls division, the #2 seeded Sparks, led by Coach Taylor, defeated the #1 seeded Dream to earn their gold. In the Boys division, Coach Martez and the #1 seeded Cavaliers defeated the #2 seeded Lakers to claim their first Championship! [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|Blog, Updates|

Feature Friday with Summer League Alumni Lauren Niemiera

For this weeks feature we'd like to highlight Vegas Summer League alumni Lauren Niemeira on her rising success. Lauren was a VSL intern in 2012 and 2013, and worked with the game operations crew. Now, Lauren is training with the NBA Referee Development Program with the goal of one day officiating in the NBA. Lauren even found herself back at this year's NBA Summer League, but instead of wearing her staff uniform she was sporting her black and white referee uniform on the court. Lauren has been garnering attention [...]

By | October 12th, 2018|Uncategorized, Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA Ball Boys and Team Assistants Work Preseason Game in Las Vegas

Summer League Jr. NBA was well represented at the Laker game last night in Las Vegas, Nevada. We want to thank NBA Summer League and Los Angeles Lakers Assistant Equipment Manager Mike Zwick for giving this opportunity to our Summer League Jr. NBA staff. Zwick made it possible for our Ball Crew and Team Assistants to work last nights preseason game against the Golden State Warriors. This was an incredible opportunity for our staff to gain valuable experience.

By | October 11th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA 2018 Fall League is in Full Swing

The Summer League Jr. NBA’s 2018 Fall League is under way as games began September 21st at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy in Las Vegas, NV. This marks the 2nd full year of Friday Night Hoops for boys and girls grades 6,7,8. The Fall league consists of 8 middle school teams (4 boys & 4 girls teams). Each team plays 4 regular season games, followed by the playoffs which begin October 19th. The Summer League Jr. NBA continues to grow each season as students and parents become more aware [...]

By | October 5th, 2018|Event Management, Updates|

Feature Friday with Summer League Alumni Tyler Makins

As the NBA Summer League Continues to grow, so does our Summer League family. Over the years VSL has done a great job of cultivating a special group of people. For this weeks alumni spotlight we sat down with NBA Summer League Alum Tyler Makins. Tyler just finished his third summer interning with VSL and recently landed an internship with Turner Broadcasting Networks. Q: You’ve been a part of the NBA Summer League for 3 years. Tell us about your experience as part of the staff. My experience [...]

By | September 21st, 2018|All News, Blog, Talent Marketing, Uncategorized, Updates|