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HallPass Media is a leader in the sports & entertainment marketing industry. The firm is comprised of young minded, inspired pros who live and breathe sports, business, tech and culture.

Summer League Co-Founders Albert Hall and Warren LeGarie Sit Down with Prominent NBA Partner, Tencent

Albert Hall and Warren LeGarie caught up with Renjun Bao, Director of Business Development for Tencent America, to discuss the evolution of the NBA Summer League and the integration of growing the game of basketball worldwide. Tencent is the NBA's largest partner outside of the United States with 490 million fans in China watching NBA programming on its platforms this past season. We thank Renjun and Tencent for their continued support! Click here for the full interview:

By | August 7th, 2019|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

How the NBA Las Vegas Summer League Became ‘America’s House Party’ 15 Years Later

In some respects, the 2004 Democratic National Convention was responsible for changing the game in politics and sports. For one, those four days at the FleetCenter (now TD Garden) in Boston provided the platform from which an unknown state senator from Illinois named Barack Obama would launch himself into the United States Senate and, eventually, on to the White House as the nation’s 44th president—and biggest basketball fan to hold that office. That convention also helped to set the stage for what’s become one of the tentpole events [...]

By | July 5th, 2019|All News, Uncategorized|

AlwaysLive NYBL Finals

Hot off a run of West Coast AlwaysLive events, the HallPass Crew was able to continue its momentum and run its best event yet this past weekend at the NYBL Finals in Atlanta, Georgia. Held at the Lakepoint Champions Center, we continued our gym operations efforts by branding 12 courts with numerous AlwaysLive banners, chairbacks, a step & repeat for interviews and photo opportunities, a 4 screen video wall along with digital monitors around the gym to feature our live-stream broadcast, photos from the event and AlwaysLive social [...]

By | June 11th, 2019|Event Management, Updates|

West Coast AlwaysLive Tour

AlwaysLive The Big Showdown (May 17-May 19) HallPass made its first West Coast AlwaysLive tour stop in San Diego, California for The Big Showdown. We continued our gym operations efforts by branding 8 courts between 2 facilities (Alliant International University and Hoover Senior High School) with numerous AlwaysLive banners, chairbacks, a step & repeat for interviews and photo opportunities, a Player Profiles sign up booth and the installation of digital signage filled with AlwaysLive content. Elite Basketball Organization (EBO) hosted the tournament with over 300 boys and girls [...]

By | May 29th, 2019|All News, Event Management, Updates|

2019 NBA Summer League Tickets Available Now!

Tickets are officially NOW ON SALE for Season 15 of the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League taking place from July 5th-15th at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas. We are excited to see all 30 NBA teams once again along with the Chinese and Croatian National Teams.  President of HallPass Media and VP of Business Operations for the Vegas Summer League, Albert Hall, was able to chat with Las Vegas sports radio shows The TC Martin Show, JT "The Brick," Cofield and Company, [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized|

Summer League Jr. NBA Crowns 2019 Spring League Champions

The Summer League Jr. NBA wraps up Friday Night Hoops 2019 Spring League and crowns new and also familiar champions at the Tarkanian Sports Academy. In the Girls division Coach Taylor and her #1 seeded Sparks become back-to-back Champions as they went on to defeat the #3 seeded Aces led by Coach Nitza. As for the boys, the #6 seeded Suns and Coach Daimar went on to take their first Championship Trophy over the #1 seeded Wizards led by Coach Tatum.   The 2019 Spring League [...]

By | May 16th, 2019|Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA 2019 Spring League is in Session

Summer League Jr. NBA’s 2019 Spring League is fully underway! The 3rd year of Summer League Jr. NBA kicked off March 29th at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy in Las Vegas, NV. In The 6th, 7th & 8th grade boys and girls league will continue through early May. Spring League continued its operations in a similar structure as seasons past with league try-outs, team draft, weekly practice sessions and Friday night games. With 14 teams, 6 Girls & 8 Boys, and over 145 total players, the Summer League Jr. [...]

By | April 26th, 2019|Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

HallPass Announces New Partnership with AlwaysLive

HallPass Media is proud to announce a new partnership with AlwaysLive, the new frontier for grassroots basketball. With no barriers to entry or shoe company affiliations, teams participating in AlwaysLive events will benefit from being able to participate in high quality, top ranked events with additional exposure and level playing fields from around the country. The AlwaysLive basketball tour will play host to over 10,000 teams and 100,000 boys and girls of all age groups over the course of 100 plus events in 2019. AlwaysLive events allow teams [...]

By | April 23rd, 2019|Brand Consulting, Updates|

AlwaysLive Event Coverage Recap

HallPass Media is back into the mix of grassroots basketball with the AlwaysLive basketball tour. Following our announcement and digital initiatives, the HallPass team jumped back into operations mode with three AlwaysLive tour stops on the east coast: NYBL Session 1, LOCI Icebreaker Invitational and Southern Jam.   AlwaysLive NYBL Session 1 (March 15-17) HallPass made its debut appearance of the year at the AlwaysLive NYBL Session 1 out in Greensboro, NC. In a new scene and newer environment, we were able to witness some of the top 7th & [...]

By | April 15th, 2019|Digital Media, Event Management, Updates|


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|