/Tag: NBA Summer League

NBA Summer League Presence at NBA All-Star 2018

It's never too early to start talking about the stars of tomorrow, as the NBA Summer League was well represented at NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles. To help create awareness for NBA Summer League 2018, the HallPass team put together a booth at the Convention Center that featured several fan-friendly activations. Fans had the opportunity to pose for photos in front of a backdrop featuring former Summer League stars and were able to share a Summer League branded “player card” to the social media platform of their [...]

By |2018-02-28T22:28:10-04:00February 23rd, 2018|All News, Event Management, Uncategorized, Updates|

NBA announces 22-team Vegas Summer League schedule

Official release via www.nba.com Posted Jun 19, 2013 NEW YORK -- The NBA Summer League 2013 in Las Vegas will feature 22 teams competing in a 61-game schedule from July 12-22 at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas. This summer's event will feature the debut of a tournament style schedule that will crown the first ever NBA Summer League Champion on Monday, July 22. Teams will compete in three preliminary round games from July 12-16 before being seeded [...]

By |2013-06-19T15:42:19-04:00June 19th, 2013|All News, Event Management|

How Social Media Is Introducing NBA Fans to a Budding Star

October 25, 2012 by Sam Laird via Mashable Portland Trailblazers rookie Damian Lillard wasn’t a highly touted high school player coming up in Oakland, Calif., and he didn’t attend a powerhouse NBA-feeder college program like Duke or Kentucky. But the kid. Can. Ball. Now, as Lillard begins his first season as a professional point guard out of Weber State University, social media is playing a key role in introducing him to NBA fans. Beefed up Twitter and Instagram presences coupled with an ongoing YouTube mini-documentary series have helped raise Lillard’s profile among non-hardcore hoops fans in ways that wouldn’t have been [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:36-04:00October 26th, 2012|What We're Reading|

Savy Social Media Strategies Boosts Record NBA Summer League Attendance

The NBA Summer League has become the premiere off-season basketball event in the world. The 2012 Summer League in Las Vegas featured a record 24 teams competing in 60 games over a 10 day period and broadcast globally on NBATV and NBA.com. For the past eight years HallPass and VSL Properties have partnered with the NBA to manage all aspects of the event and league operations. During that time, the event has grown from a small gathering of six teams, to a staple event on the national scene with [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:37-04:00October 18th, 2012|All News, Digital Media, Event Management|

Spurs’ Joseph knows defense is key to earning time on floor

Cory Joseph led the charge in Las Vegas at the 2012 NBA Summer League for the San Antonio Spurs. He also began to prepare for the 2016 Rio games with Canada, and on Saturday Joseph showed off his improved game in the Spurs’ first preseason win over Montepaschi Siena. Joseph didn’t play in first half of the game, but he started the second half and made an immediate impact with his defense, and improved outside shooting. Joseph scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting, while collecting three steals and passing two assists. [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:38-04:00October 11th, 2012|What We're Reading|

2012 NBA Summer League Schedule Announced

The 2012 NBA Summer League will take place July 13-22 in Las Vegas at UNLV's Thomas and Mack Center and Cox Pavillion. This will mark the 7th season of competition for the league which showcases the top rookies, free agents and select roster players. The NBA lockout prohibited the Summer League from occurring last year, adding much anticipation to this years event! For the past seven years HallPass Media in conjunction with VSL Properties has been involved in all aspects of the league including operations, TV, sponsorship sales, online development, [...]

By |2013-02-06T17:55:53-04:00June 14th, 2012|Brand Consulting, Event Management|

2012 NBA Summer League Dates Announced

The 2012 NBA Summer League will take place July 13-22 in Las Vegas at UNLV's Thomas and Mack Center and Cox Pavillion. This will mark the 7th season of competition for the league which showcases the top rookies, free agents and select roster players. The NBA lockout prohibited the Summer League from occurring last year, adding much anticipation to this years event! For the past seven years HallPass Media in conjunction with VSL Properties has been involved in all aspects of the league including operations, TV, sponsorship sales, online development, [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:42-04:00April 10th, 2012|All News, Event Management|

NBA Summer League standout Jeremy Lin unlikely star for Knicks

Jeremy Lin at 2010 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas Via: CBS News-Jeremy Lin unlikely star for Knicks (CBS/AP) - The New York Knicks are a team desperate for some good news. Their big-ticket acquisitions of Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony have yet to yield results, and the Knicks are sitting five games below .500. But a ray of hope has appeared in the form of Jeremy Lin. The 23-year-old point guard, only the forth Asian-American ever to play in the NBA, earned a starting role on Monday [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:43-04:00February 7th, 2012|All News, Event Management|

Hoops for St. Jude Week set for March 1-7

For Tom Penn, his involvement with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a simple concept. “It’s a big time, change-the-world place. And so it’s really more of a privilege to be associated with it,” said Penn, the Blazers’ vice president of basketball operations. He has has served on the hospital’s Board of Governors since 2002, when he was in Memphis, as the Grizzlies’ assistant general manager, and became aware of the work the local hospital was doing for children facing cancer and other catastrophic diseases. The brainchild of [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:51-04:00December 15th, 2009|All News, Brand Consulting, Event Management|