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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|

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 |2019-08-27T09:07:53-04:00May 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 |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|

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 |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00February 8th, 2019|All News, Uncategorized, 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 |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00December 7th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|

Feature Friday With NBA Summer League Alumni Devin Dismang

The NBA Summer League is one big family that will continue to grow every year. For this weeks Staff Spotlight we had the opportunity to catch up with Devin Dismang. Devin has been with the Golden State Warriors for 4 years now and has been able to rise to the top through hard work and dedication. He started working in game ops and thanks to his tireless work ethic taught himself the necessary skills to become a producer. Devin is currently a lead producer for the warriors and [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00November 16th, 2018|All News, 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|

Feature Friday with Summer League Alumni Lauren Niemiera

For this weeks feature we'd like to highlight Vegas Summer League alumni Lauren Niemeira on her rising success. Lauren was a VSL intern in 2012 and 2013, and worked with the game operations crew. Now, Lauren is training with the NBA Referee Development Program with the goal of one day officiating in the NBA. Lauren even found herself back at this year's NBA Summer League, but instead of wearing her staff uniform she was sporting her black and white referee uniform on the court. Lauren has been garnering attention [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:54-04:00October 12th, 2018|Uncategorized, Updates|