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2019 NBA Summer League Dates Announced

This year’s event will be July 5-15 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion, and the schedule was tweaked at the request of NBA clubs to make it a little more compact. A record announced attendance of 139,972 attended last year’s Summer League, which was July 6-17. That was the first time all 30 teams participated. Orlando decided to no longer stage a Summer League, creating the way for Las Vegas to get the full lineup. The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Lakers 91-73 in the [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00January 20th, 2019|All News, Blog, Event Management|

Staff Spotlight: BJ Domingo

This week the HallPass team sat down with Former NBA Summer League Standout BJ Domingo. In this interview BJ talks about his current role as a Scout with the Milwaukee Bucks and his passion for basketball. Q: You have been a part of the NBA Summer League for 5 years. Tell us about your experience as part of the staff. It was my introduction to basketball at the highest level. At Summer League I was part of the Game Ops Crew, my role was to play music in-between [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00December 14th, 2018|All News, Blog|

Feature Friday with NBA Summer League Alum Jacob Bingemann

Each year the NBA Summer League creates countless opportunities for more than just the athletes who compete in it. Our VSL “family” has now grown into a tight-knit army over the years, with influence all over the sports industry. We are very proud to spotlight our alumni around the NBA and other professional sports, and this week we have a feature on 3-year veteran Jacob Bingemann. Jacob is currently working with the LA Clippers as a Communications Assistant. Q: You have been a part of the NBA Summer [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00December 7th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA Fall League Champions

The second full season of the Summer League Jr. NBA’s Friday Night Hoops ended with the 2018 Fall League Championship game this past Friday at the Tarkanian Sports Academy in Las Vegas. We'd like to congratulate both the Girls & Boys Champions on securing their wins! In the Girls division, the #2 seeded Sparks, led by Coach Taylor, defeated the #1 seeded Dream to earn their gold. In the Boys division, Coach Martez and the #1 seeded Cavaliers defeated the #2 seeded Lakers to claim their first Championship! [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00November 9th, 2018|Blog, Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA Ball Boys and Team Assistants Work Preseason Game in Las Vegas

Summer League Jr. NBA was well represented at the Laker game last night in Las Vegas, Nevada. We want to thank NBA Summer League and Los Angeles Lakers Assistant Equipment Manager Mike Zwick for giving this opportunity to our Summer League Jr. NBA staff. Zwick made it possible for our Ball Crew and Team Assistants to work last nights preseason game against the Golden State Warriors. This was an incredible opportunity for our staff to gain valuable experience.

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00October 11th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|

Liron Fanan Named the Director of G League Player Development for the Cavaliers

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers have announced the addition of Liron Fanan (LEE-ron Fan-an) as Director of G League Player Development. In her role, Liron will work to enrich Canton Charge players off the court through both League and team initiatives. In addition to her Charge responsibilities, Fanan will also utilize her extensive international basketball background to assist the Cavs scouting department and General Manager Koby Altman. Click here for the full story: Cavaliers Name Liron Fanan Director of G League Player Development Source: www.nba.com  

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00October 1st, 2018|All News, Blog, Talent Marketing|

Feature Friday with Summer League Alumni Tyler Makins

As the NBA Summer League Continues to grow, so does our Summer League family. Over the years VSL has done a great job of cultivating a special group of people. For this weeks alumni spotlight we sat down with NBA Summer League Alum Tyler Makins. Tyler just finished his third summer interning with VSL and recently landed an internship with Turner Broadcasting Networks. Q: You’ve been a part of the NBA Summer League for 3 years. Tell us about your experience as part of the staff. My experience [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00September 21st, 2018|All News, Blog, Talent Marketing, Uncategorized, Updates|

Fresh Faces

We are excited to welcome two fresh faces to the HallPass Media team! Tucker Corrigan is a recent Goucher College graduate who has worked with us at the NBA Summer League the last 2 years.  The Business Management major has assisted with in-arena operations and transportation at Summer League.  Tucker is a former Division III lacrosse player who grew up in Connecticut. Diana Colby was born in Manila, Philippines, and moved to California when she was six years old. She and Clark Colby have three children. They have lived [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:55-04:00September 10th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|

Lott IMPACT Trophy Names 42 Watch List Candidates

Newport Beach, CA - The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation has named 42 student-athletes to the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List. The list of the top defensive players in the country includes 17 linebackers, 14 defensive linemen and 11 defensive backs. The Pac-12 Conference has the most players on the Watch List with ten (10) followed by the ACC with nine (9), the Big Ten with eight (8), the SEC with six (6), the Big 12 with five (5), the AAC with two (2) and two (2) independents [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:59-04:00August 15th, 2017|All News, Blog, Event Management, Updates|