Sports Business Classroom Provides Aspiring Industry Professionals an Unparalleled Experience

The Sports Business Classroom has come to an end, but not before giving participants the experience of a lifetime. This year’s program leaders, Larry Coon, Nate Duncan, Eric Pincus, and Jeff Fellenzer, shared their expertise and knowledge with the students all week and provided them with the necessary tools needed in order to succeed in professional sports. In addition to the instructors, there were many guest speakers throughout the week who gave advice and talked about their journeys in sports. Some notable speakers included NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:02-04:00July 30th, 2016|All News|

Denzel Valentine’s buzzer-beater gives Bulls NBA Summer League Title

LAS VEGAS -- Denzel Valentine provided a thrilling finish for the NBA Summer League. Valentine hit the tying 3-pointer in the final second of regulation, then made a jumper at the buzzer in overtime to give the Chicago Bulls an 84-82 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Valentine was scoreless on 0-for-6 shooting through three-quarters, but he proved that fortunes change quickly in Las Vegas. His 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds left forced the extra period after Tyus Jones had just given Minnesota a 77-74 lead on a 3 with 3.6 seconds to go. It [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:02-04:00July 19th, 2016|All News|

NBCA Presents Inaugural Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award to Phil Johnson

Las Vegas, July 12, 2016—Phil Johnson, one of the most impactful and successful Assistant Coaches in NBA history is the recipient of the inaugural “Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award,” the National Basketball Coaches Association announced today. “Throughout his NBA coaching career, Phil Johnson epitomized everything that a world class Assistant Coach brings to the game. Teacher, motivator, competitor, confidant, are all skills that come to mind when thinking of Coach Phil Johnson and his impressive legacy. Phil worked side by side with such NBA coaching greats [...]

By |2016-08-29T19:13:36-04:00July 12th, 2016|All News|