The adidas Summer Championships start tomorrow at the Cashman Center in Las Vegas! We will be live streaming the Creators Cup tomorrow and Thursday, which determines tournament seeding for the top 8 teams, in addition to two exhibition games against the Big Baller Brand team led by LaMelo Ball. Tomorrow's games will tip off at 5pm PST and conclude after the 9pm game, which features Zion Williamson and the SC Supreme taking on LaMelo Ball and the Big Baller Brand. You can catch the live stream for each game on [...]
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 [...]
Team HallPass, led by Albert Hall, has continued to be mentioned in the news for their contributions to the NBA Summer League. Their hard work and dedication to building an authentic and meaningful NBA experience has not gone unnoticed. "Summer league exhibitions used to be an afterthought. What was once a loosely organized collection of teams convening for games in a variety of locations across the country with little or no fanfare has now become a massive marketing vehicle across nearly two weeks every summer in Las Vegas, where the league [...]
LAS VEGAS - The Los Angeles Lakers are the 2017 NBA Summer League Champions! Kyle Kuzma scored 30 points and added 10 rebounds to lead the Lakers to victory over the Trail Blazers 110-98 in the Las Vegas Summer League championship game. Kuzma's performance earned him the Championship MVP, shooting 11-of-16 from the field and 6-of-10 on three-pointers. With that effort, he finished as the Las Vegas Summer League's top overall scorer. Lonzo Ball did not play in the championship game due to a strained calf.
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 [...]
With 66 games in the books, the Las Vegas NBA Summer League is ready to crown a new champion! Over the past 10 days, 24 teams and the top five picks in the 2017 NBA Draft have been competing in front of a packed house at Thomas and Mack Center. NBA teams test their rookies and look for players to fill out their rosters, while foreign teams scout players that may not make the cut on an NBA team but would be successful in other leagues around the world. [...]
Team HallPass, led by Albert Hall, has been mentioned in the New York Times for their contributions to the NBA Summer League. Albert Hall and his business partner, Warren LeGarie, co-founded the Las Vegas NBA Summer League 14 years ago and have worked tirelessly to grow the event the right way. Their hard work and dedication to building an authentic and meaningful NBA experience has not gone unnoticed. "LeGarie and Hall are in their element here. It is almost impossible to carry on a conversation because what seems like half [...]
Las Vegas, July 11, 2017—Ron Rothstein, an innovative and illustrious Assistant Coach for five different NBA teams and three NBA Championships, is the recipient of the 2017 Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) announced today. “Ron Rothstein is most deserving of this prestigious recognition. Over several decades, Ronnie has helped countless players and coaches become their very best while continually helping promote the NBA game. I had the privilege to work with Coach Rothstein during the 2003-04 season. As an assistant [...]