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Military Appreciation Day at the NBA Summer League


Recognizing and honoring our country’s active and retired military servicemen and women takes place on center court, each year, on Military Appreciation Day. TSF partners with Veterans Village of Las Vegas, throughout the year, and honors veterans residing at Veteran's Village during Summer League. Veterans honorees are selected from all branches of service and represent duty from WWII, Vietnam, Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan, military conflicts and service at home. Guest presenters, special musical performances, and activities are included in the day’s festivities. Clark County Commissioner Justin Jones presented each of the honorees with [...]

Local Youth Leaders Paving the Way for our Stars of Tomorrow


Recognizing their tireless dedication to the youth of the greater Las Vegas community, eight men and women were recognized for their commitment to youth sports during a half-time presentation on Coaches Appreciation Day. The honorees were selected for their years of service, commitment to providing opportunities for our local youth, and desire to coach at the youth level. 2019 honorees included coaches from Summer League Jr. NBA,UNLV, and two former NBA players who have spent years coaching our community’s youth, Robert Smith and “Sudden” Sam Smith.

Tomorrow’s Stars Foundation Celebrates Noche Latina


Noche Latina is a program near and dear to our hearts and continues to be a highlight of the NBA Summer League every year. The Tomorrow’s Stars Foundation recognizes and awards scholarships to local graduating seniors selected by the Hispanic Educators Association of Nevada (HEAN) and high school administrators for their academic excellence and community service. Scholarships are awarded to the students to help with their college expenses. Additionally, a member of the Hispanic community is also recognized for their commitment and support of academic, community, or athletic programming benefitting the community’s [...]

Summer League Jr. NBA Shines


At the 2019 NBA Summer League, our Jr. NBA teams had a strong presence on and off the court. Summer League Jr. NBA Players, parents and coaches participated in the Jr. NBA Parent Forum, two basketball camps, championship night national anthem, half-time scrimmages on Jr. NBA Day, Court Science Classroom, Coaches Appreciation Day, and as members of the official ball crew of Summer League. Our 2019 Spring League champions were recognized during a special on-court halftime celebration attended by Sr. Director of NBA Youth Sports Development, Adam Harper. Located daily on the [...]

Success of the Inaugural On-Air Classroom


Tomorrow's Stars program, On-Air Classroom, had a strong presence at the 2019 NBA Summer League. Led by Golden State Warriors broadcast team member Lawrence Scott and ESPN Broadcaster/ TSF Board Member Mark Jones, students from Desert Pines High School radio broadcast & sports marketing magnet program took part in the inaugural On-Air Classroom program. During the four (4) day On-Air experience, the students participated in live On-Air broadcasts of NBA games, pre and post game interviews of players, fans, special guests, and were given a personal tour of the ESPN video production [...]

Veterans Village Day of Service


During the 2019 NBA Summer League, the Tomorrow's Stars Foundation had the opportunity to visit and serve breakfast to the 200 military veterans, residing at Veterans Village 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Over 100 Summer League interns and staff, from around the country, took part in meeting and learning about the situation of homelessness for many of our veterans in Las Vegas and across the country. Serving breakfast provided a forum of discussion, in hopes that our younger generation shares in the awareness of the plight of homelessness of the men and [...]

Summer League Jr. NBA Registration


Registration is NOW OPEN for the Summer League Jr. NBA 2019 Fall League! With Spring League’s success, we now head into the remaining session of year 3 of Summer League Jr. NBA. We are excited to see how this program will continue to grow and develop better student-athletes in the Clark County School District. The Fall League will be comprised of 8 teams (4 boys and 4 girls) participating in a six-week schedule: 4 regular season games and 2 sessions of playoffs. All games, practices and try-outs are hosted at the Tarkanian [...]

UNLV Athletics Announces Return of Runnin’ Rebel Tickets for Teachers Program


LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) -​ UNLV Athletics has announced the return of its "Tickets for Teachers" program for the upcoming 2019-20 Runnin’ Rebel basketball season as a way to say "thank you" to local teachers. Working with the Clark County School District School-Community Partnership Office, the Tickets for Teachers program aims to provide two UNLV men’s basketball season tickets to every elementary and middle school in the district, which principals can distribute to deserving teachers. CCSD is the fifth largest school district in the country and has a total of 325  elementary and middle [...]

Summer League Jr. NBA All Star Teams Compete in the Jr. NBA West Regional Tournament


  Our Summer League Jr. NBA program gathered its top boys and girls All-Stars from the 2019 Spring League to compete in the 2019 Jr. NBA Global Championship West Regional Tournament in Ladera Ranch, CA. In their 2nd year of appearing in the tournament, our teams played with heart and toughness as they took on some of the best Jr. NBA programs in the region. Coach Christina, Coach Taylor (2019 Spring League Champions) led the girls All-Star team while Coach Derrick and his staff took charge for the boys team. Players and [...]

Summer League Jr. NBA Crowns 2019 Spring League Champions


The Summer League Jr. NBA wraps up Friday Night Hoops 2019 Spring League and crowns new and also familiar champions at the Tarkanian Sports Academy. In the Girls division Coach Taylor and her #1 seeded Sparks become back-to-back Champions as they went on to defeat the #3 seeded Aces led by Coach Nitza. As for the boys, the #6 seeded Suns and Coach Daimar went on to take their first Championship Trophy over the #1 seeded Wizards led by Coach Tatum. The 2019 Spring League consisted of a total of [...]

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