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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|

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|

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|

HallPass Summer Concludes with adidas Nations

After completing the NBA Summer League and adidas Summer Championships in Las Vegas, Team HallPass turned its attention to adidas Nations in Houston, Texas. The adidas Nations Training Camp is a high intensity skill development program emphasizing both on and off-court preparation. This weeklong event hosts nationally ranked players in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 classes. All teaching is done by former NBA coaches, adidas basketball trainers and performance specialists. In addition to the top high school players from around the world, some of the top college talent were also [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

ESPN’s Audience for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2017 Up 112 Percent

Most-Watched NBA Summer League Led By Record 1.1 Million Viewers for Lakers-Celtics on July 8 The average audience for ESPN’s five MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2017 telecasts was up 112 percent from last year, according to Nielsen. ESPN’s five games averaged 783,000 viewers (P2+), up from 369,000 viewers for ESPN’s three games in 2016. Overall, ESPN and ESPN2 combined to televise 25 NBA Summer League games, which averaged 437,000 viewers (P2+), up 51 percent from 290,000 viewers across 23 games in 2016. ESPN’s most-watched NBA Summer League was led by the July 8 contest between the Los Angeles Lakers [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

Lonzo Ball Wins 2017 NBA Summer League MVP

LAS VEGAS -- Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball was named Most Valuable Player of MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2017 and headlines the All-NBA Summer League Teams, as selected by a panel of media members. Ball, the first Laker to be named NBA Summer League MVP, averaged 16.3 points and a league-leading 9.3 assists to go with 7.7 rebounds and 2.5 steals. He recorded two triple-doubles, including the first in Las Vegas since 2008, when he contributed 11 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in an 86-81 loss [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|