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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 |2019-08-27T09:07:53-04:00August 7th, 2019|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, 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 |2019-05-21T13:38:15-04:00May 21st, 2019|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized|

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 |2019-08-27T09:07:53-04:00April 26th, 2019|Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

CHINESE AND CROATIAN NATIONAL TEAMS TO JOIN ALL 30 NBA TEAMS AT MGM RESORTS NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2019

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 |2019-08-27T09:07:53-04:00March 20th, 2019|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

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|

Summer League Jr. NBA 2018 Fall League is in Full Swing

The Summer League Jr. NBA’s 2018 Fall League is under way as games began September 21st at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy in Las Vegas, NV. This marks the 2nd full year of Friday Night Hoops for boys and girls grades 6,7,8. The Fall league consists of 8 middle school teams (4 boys & 4 girls teams). Each team plays 4 regular season games, followed by the playoffs which begin October 19th. The Summer League Jr. NBA continues to grow each season as students and parents become more aware [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00October 5th, 2018|Event Management, Updates|

HallPass Ends Summer 2018 with adidas Grassroots Events

As August comes to an end, we’d like to reflect back at how we closed out the Summer with adidas Grassroots Basketball events: adidas Gauntlet Finale (July 12-15), adidas Summer Championships (July 18-22) and adidas All-American Camp (July 22-24).   ADIDAS GAUNTLET FINALE In the midst of the NBA Summer League, we had a team head out to New York City for the adidas Gauntlet Finale. The Gauntlet Finale was the final tournament of the adidas Gauntlet Series featuring the top seeded teams from the Gauntlet Series event [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:55-04:00September 6th, 2018|Event Management, Updates|

The Impact the NBA Summer League Has on the City of Las Vegas

 SOURCE: Las Vegas Sun, Mike Grimala The idea of Las Vegas as home to an NBA franchise has swirled on and off, with varying degrees of intensity, for more than a decade. It rose up in February 2007 when the city hosted the league’s all-star game (making it the first city without its own franchise to do so), then resurfaced in 2014 when newly appointed commissioner Adam Silver came out in favor of legalized sports gambling. When an NHL expansion team was awarded to Las Vegas two years [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:55-04:00August 2nd, 2018|Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

Behind the Scenes at NBA Summer League

SOURCE: ESPN, Mark Friedell LAS VEGAS -- There's no official start or end time, but the apex doesn't reach fevered heights until well into the day. The boundaries are ill-defined, but it consists of the approximately 700 square feet of concrete behind the baseline all the way to the players tunnel. And it doesn't have a name, but everyone knows it's where to go to find someone. As another summer league game is playing out not 30 feet away, some of the most influential names in basketball are [...]

By |2018-07-30T18:12:04-04:00July 14th, 2018|Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

ESPN and NBA TV to bring fans all 82 games from MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018

  NEW YORK -- The matchup between the potential top two picks in NBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm highlights the 12-day, 82-game schedule for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 in Las Vegas. For the first time, every Summer League game will air live on television, with ESPN networks and NBA TV combining to televise a record number of games. The Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings, who are selecting first and second, respectively, in this year’s draft, will meet at MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 on Saturday, July [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:55-04:00June 14th, 2018|Event Management, Updates|