Episode 8: SBC Web Show with Beau Estes Featuring Demetris Nichols and Mike Daum

SPORTS BUSINESS CLASSROOM WEB SHOW EPISODE 8 In episode 8 of the Sports Business Classroom Web Show Beau is joined by Boeheim's Army, NBA and upcoming Announcer Demetris Nichols and House of Paign Forward Mike Daum. Beau and guests discussed life in the TBT bubble and what the future holds. SPORTS BUSINESS CLASSROOM WEB SHOW EPISODES MEET OUR HOST: BEAU ESTES Beau Estes is a [...]

OC Register Features HallPass Innovating During Coronavirus Disruption

OC Register Features HallPass Innovating During Coronavirus Disruption When the coronavirus brought American sports to a screeching halt in March, it wiped out games, shuttered arenas and disrupted the ancillary action related to the competitions, too. For Albert Hall and his Costa Mesa-based marketing firm HallPass, it upended months of planning, including all their established expectations for another festive NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, where for 17 years Hall has handled the business of producing and growing basketball’s premier offseason event. “It was like, ‘OK, we need [...]

By |2020-06-17T15:58:12-04:00June 17th, 2020|All News, Uncategorized|

NBCA Coaches Stories Platform created by HallPass Media

Looking for great content to check out, visit the NBCA Coaches Stories platform created by HallPass Media. Coaches Stories are a video content series HallPass produces for the NBA Coaches Association. NBCA adds new episodes of the Coaches Stories video content series which shares the lives of coaches in the NBA. Click the image below to learn more:

By |2020-04-24T18:38:44-04:00April 24th, 2020|All News, Uncategorized|

Feature Friday: Heavyn Jackson

Q: What has been your journey in sports? A: I was born into the sports world. My father played basketball professionally for 17 years and has been a sports analyst since his retirement. With that being said, I ran away from playing sports myself, but after graduating college I decided to take my turn with basketball by joining the Vegas Summer League intern staff. That was in 2017 and this past summer marked my 3rd season. Since commencing my journey with VSL I’ve managed to network with some [...]

By |2019-09-27T18:39:44-04:00September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized, Updates|

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|

How the NBA Las Vegas Summer League Became ‘America’s House Party’ 15 Years Later

In some respects, the 2004 Democratic National Convention was responsible for changing the game in politics and sports. For one, those four days at the FleetCenter (now TD Garden) in Boston provided the platform from which an unknown state senator from Illinois named Barack Obama would launch himself into the United States Senate and, eventually, on to the White House as the nation’s 44th president—and biggest basketball fan to hold that office. That convention also helped to set the stage for what’s become one of the tentpole events [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:07:53-04:00July 5th, 2019|All News, Uncategorized|

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|


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|