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. [...]
THE SPORTS BUSINESS CLASSROOM IS A MODERN TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE UNLIKE ANY OTHER Taking place at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion during the Vegas Summer League, the Sports Business Classroom consists of two immersive educational programs that will give both aspiring and seasoned basketball professionals from around the world the opportunity to learn from top sports executives in a one-of-a-kind training environment. Students who are accepted into the General Session "Business of Basketball" will get an inside look into the world of sports and [...]
The HallPass team recently sat down and caught up with Summer League alumni stand-out Le'Sheala Dawson, a rising star in the business of sports. In this interview Shea talks about her passion for sports, her experience as a staff member for the NBA Summer League and her passion for serving others. Q: You’ve been a part of the Samsung NBA Summer League for (2 years). Tell us about your experience as part of the staff. A: I have been a part of the Samsung NBA Summer league staff [...]
New Face: Justin Roper This alum is revved up about returning to his alma mater to be part of UNLV Athletics. Justin Roper already knew what it was like to be a fan in the stands at the Thomas & Mack Center and then a member of the Runnin’ Rebels program on the bench when he returned home to work for UNLV Athletics last fall. A former employee of teams such as the NBA’s Washington Wizards and the LA Galaxy Soccer Club, the 2008 graduate of the university [...]
It’s been called the best ticket in Sports! July 7-17th marks the 13th annual NBA Summer League. 24 teams in action, broadcasts on ESPN, NBATV, hospitality events throughout. Book your trip and see the Stars of Tomorrow Today.