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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|

Ron Rothstein Wins the 2017 Tex Winter Award

Las Vegas, July 11, 2017—Ron Rothstein, an innovative and illustrious Assistant Coach for five different NBA teams and three NBA Championships, is the recipient of the 2017 Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) announced today. “Ron Rothstein is most deserving of this prestigious recognition. Over several decades, Ronnie has helped countless players and coaches become their very best while continually helping promote the NBA game. I had the privilege to work with Coach Rothstein during the 2003-04 season. As an assistant [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:00-04:00July 11th, 2017|All News, Talent Marketing, Updates|

Mike D’Antoni Wins 2016-17 NBA Coach of the Year Award

New York – Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni earned 2016-17 Coach of the Year honors Monday at the NBA’s first-ever awards show in New York City, beating out fellow finalists Gregg Popovich and Erik Spoelstra. D’Antoni was hired by the Rockets after a disappointing 2015-16 season in which they went 41-41 largely under the guidance of J.B. Bickerstaff after Kevin McHale was ousted after 11 games. And while the move was met with some skepticism, D’Antoni proved to be the right man for the job. Not only did the Rockets improve by [...]

By |2017-08-25T18:25:23-04:00June 28th, 2017|All News, Talent Marketing, Updates|

National Basketball Coaches Association Presents 2017 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award to NBA Coaching Icons Al Attles and Hubie Brown

Oakland, CA, June 4, 2017—Al Attles and Hubie Brown, two illustrious and impactful NBA coaches, are the co-recipients of the 2017 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) announced today. “Coach Attles and Coach Brown have made gigantic and wide-ranging contributions to the NBA game and coaching profession over the last several decades. Their recognition as co-recipients of the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award is well-deserved,” said Dallas Mavericks Head Coach and National Basketball Coaches Association President Rick Carlisle. “I have been fortunate to [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:00-04:00June 5th, 2017|All News, Talent Marketing, Updates|

Rick Carlisle and Mike Brown step up as Hoops for St. Jude coaching ambassadors

Coaches Mike Brown, Rick Carlisle and Monty Williams will serve as the 2014 Coaching Ambassadors for the Hoops for St. Jude program, highlighted by HFSJ Week March 7-13. Each year a select group of players and coaches do their part in promoting the HFSJ program across the NBA and the United States, raising funds and creating awareness for cancer research and treating sick children. The Hoops for St. Jude program has long been supported by NBA Coaches as ambassadors, including two-time cancer survivor George Karl. What began as [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:10-04:00February 12th, 2014|All News, Talent Marketing|

Dwane Casey Named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month

via www.nba.com NEW YORK -- The Toronto Raptors' Dwane Casey and the Phoenix Suns' Jeff Hornacek today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in December. Casey led the Raptors to an 8-6 (.571) record, including road wins over the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City Thunder. The six road wins Toronto posted tied for best in the conference in December (Maurice Cheeks led the Detroit Pistons to six road wins). The Raptors had five players account for double-digit scoring averages [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:11-04:00January 3rd, 2014|All News, Talent Marketing|

HallPass Media named official promotion agency for the NBA Coaches Association

HallPass Media has been named the official promotion agency for the NBA Coaches Association. HallPass will work with the NBA Coaches Association on a variety of rebranding and marketing efforts as well as fulfillment with current partners Joseph Abboud, Allen Edmonds and several hospitality, signature events and speaking engagement opportunities. “We are extremely pleased to make this relationship official.  We will continue to work with Michael Goldberg, Executive Director of the Coaches Association and the Association’s Executive Committee on several initiatives and believe in them as an organization [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:12-04:00December 11th, 2013|All News, Talent Marketing|

HallPass partnership blossoms into SiriusXM NBA Radio

In 2012 HallPass Media partnered with SiriusXM Radio to create Off the Dribble, a show built upon inside perspectives of NBA coaches and players around the league, covering trending topics and talking to the biggest names in the game. HallPass assisted SiriusXM in producing talent and guests for the show, as well as integrations into NBA All-Star Weekend and NBA Summer League. Additionally, HallPass assisted with online marketing, social media strategies and the creation of an On Demand audio library. Off the Dribble aired 160+ shows during the first [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:12-04:00December 11th, 2013|All News, Brand Consulting, Talent Marketing|

NBA Coaches Association Member Terry Stotts Named Coach of the Month for November

Via NBA.com PORTLAND, Ore. (Dec. 2, 2013) – Portland Trail Blazers Head Coach Terry Stotts was named the NBA Western Conference Coach of the Month for November, it was announced today by the NBA. In his second year at the helm, Stotts led Portland to a 13-3 start to win the award (NBA includes games played in October), including an 11-game winning streak from Nov. 8-25, and a seven-game road streak that ran from Nov. 1-23. The Trail Blazers’ 13 wins in the month tied a franchise best, and the team’s [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:12-04:00December 2nd, 2013|All News, Talent Marketing|