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 [...]
New York Knicks Head Coach Mike D'Antoni and MSG are proud to announce The Mike D'Antoni Show which will air on the MSG Network. The Mike D'Antoni Show premieres Nov. 6 at 7:00 P.M EST on the MSG Network and gives viewers a chance to see Coach D outside the game and off-the-cuff for an insider's look at the NBA's most popular coach.
By Kate Fagan Jrue Holiday is wearing the first team’s colors. It’s just that he’s a substitute on that team, which puts him behind the second-team guys, too – behind Lou Williams, Andre Iguodala, Willie Green, Royal Ivey, and Rodney Carney. Although Holiday, a 6-foot-4 point guard, is the 76ers’ reigning first-round draft pick, he has found himself standing more than playing. During yesterday’s session at St. Joseph’s University, on the Sixers’ second day of training camp, the team spent the final 75 minutes scrimmaging. Holiday played, at [...]
ESPNâ€™s Outside the Lines recently featured a story on Mike Dâ€™Antoni. The interview by Eric Neel, discussed Dâ€™Antoniâ€™s coaching philosophies, his time with the Phoenix Suns and his current job as Head Coach of the New York Knicks. Dâ€™Antoni is completing his first season with the Knicks. Read the Story Here
HallPass Media has landed a marketing and operational agreement with adidas and their global grassroots initiative adidas Nations. The global property founded two years ago, looks to extend the reach via media coverage, webcast and online campaigns. In addition to developing and executing a variety of marketing and retail offerings, HallPass will also provide onsite basketball operations support and develop a series of Webisodes on the various camps and players competing from around the world. The first of several global training camps will take place April 24th, 25th, [...]
Los Angeles Lakers Small Forward Trevor Ariza appeared on behalf of HallPass Media this past Saturday at Power Chevrolet located in Hawthorne, California.Â Ariza arrived to a line of ecstatic Laker fans that circled around the entire building.Â KLAC 570 personality Vic the Brick pumped up the crowd as the former UCLA standout signed autographs and took photos with fans throughout the appearance. Trevor followed up his Power Chevrolet appearance with a career-high 26 point effort for the Lakers the next day in their victory over the Dallas [...]
The 2009 NBA Summer League will take place July 10-19 in Las Vegas. This will mark the 6th season of competition for the league which showcases the top rookies, free agents and select roster players. HallPass and VSL Properties will once again handle league operations in conjunction with the NBA. Stay tuned for more on the NBA Summer League in the months ahead. […]
Center Court at NBA Jam Session donned some familiar faces as HallPass Media staffed the game operations activities taking place inside the Phoenix Civic Center. Several members of the HallPass crew (Jim Lambright, Karla Giddens, Justin Roper, RT Van Valer, Nick Uren, Austin Davis) were on hand throughout All Star week. Veterans of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, the HallPass team provided on court operations and various VIP, logistical and marketing support to NBA staffers. This is another example of the expanding on-site event services HallPass [...]