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|

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|

The History of NBA Summer League

Las Vegas in July has become the center of the basketball universe. Sun-drenched days give way to warm evenings illuminated by the lights and sounds of the Strip as NBA Summer League brings stars on the rise to the campus of UNLV. Since its debut in 2004, the Las Vegas Summer League has grown into a full festival of hoops in the desert featuring games, events, and even educational opportunities. Click here to listen to the full podcast: History of Summer Hoops in Las Vegas Source: www.nba.com

By | February 8th, 2019|All News, Uncategorized, Updates|

Liron Fanan’s Journey From Israel to the NBA

In recognition of National Girls & Women in Sports Day on February 6, Cayleigh Griffin sat down with Director of G League Player Development, Liron Fanan, to discuss her unique path into the NBA. Click here for more: Cavs.com In-Depth: Liron Fanan Source: www.nba.com

By | February 6th, 2019|All News, Blog, Updates|

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 | December 7th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|