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Join NBA Executives, Coaches and more in this Sports Career Conference

Published on Wed, Jun 18, 2014 (3:01 p.m.)

The Pro Basketball Summer League is in Las Vegas, Nevada every July. Teams consist of players who have been in the NBA for 3 years or fewer as well as newly drafted talent. It gives Rookies a chance to practice against other players that are new to the NBA. Games are held throughout the ten days at Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the University of Nevada Las Vegas Campus. Tickets are available to the public at the gate each day.

This one day SMWW Basketball Career Conference will give you valuable insight into a variety of careers from those working at the highest level in basketball! This well known career conference offers unique panel discussions and question-answer periods designed to start or advance your career on the business of basketball. This conference is split into diverse panels including such speakers as:

-Mark Warkentien - New York Knicks Director of Player Personnel
-Bret Kanis - NBA Agent
-Scotty Stirling - former New York Knicks GM & former Sacramento Kings Head Scout
-Brian Hagen - Chicago Bulls Assistant GM
-Irving Roland - Phoenix Suns Player Development Coach
-Sean Kiely - Portland Trail Blazers Basketball Operations Information Assistant
-Brian Wheeler - Portland Trail Blazers Radio Play-By-Play
-Frank Burlison - NBA Scout,
-Ed Gregory - former NBA General Manager
-Chris Denker - Net Scouts Basketball Managing Partner & Director of Scouting
-Carl Berman - Net Scouts Basketball Managing Partner

Conference sessions are at the:
-Embassy Suites, Las Vegas (Free parking!)
4315 Swenson St, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
(702) 795-2800

Games are held at the:
-University of Las Vegas Thomas & Mack
-Cox Pavillion

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