2019 Media Credential Registration

Please see the following information regarding applications for the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 being held at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Media Credential Information


Applications are now being accepted for working media credentials for the NBA Summer League 2019 to be held July 5-15, 2019 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada. To request credentials all of the steps set forth in the following form must be completed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All credential applications must be completed by Monday, June 24, 2019


Sports Editors/Directors: This online Media Credential Application must be completed by the Sports Editor/Director for the applying news organization, who must designate the number and type of credentials being requested and the name(s) of the individual(s) at the applying news organization who will be using the credentials. Only requests coming from the Sports Editor/Director will be considered.


News organizations will receive an email confirming whether or not their credential requests have been approved shortly after the deadline. Any requests for changes to your application form must be made in writing to Mark Fischel.

For all questions, changes or cancellations, please contact Mark via email at mfischel@nba.com


Please note that NBA event credentials are issued on an event-by-event basis. An approved credential for prior events does not guarantee credentials for future NBA, WNBA NBA G League and NBA 2K events.


All Summer League media credentials will be issued by the NBA and distributed at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion. Additional information on dates and times will be sent out at a later date. CREDENTIALS WILL NOT BE MAILED.

Credential Information

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Notice of Credential Use Conditions

NBA Summer League 2019 - Las Vegas

This credential is issued for the sole purpose of providing venue access to an individual ("Bearer") who is working on an assignment for a legitimate news organization or an authorized provider of game-related services (as employee or agent) in connection with the "NBA Summer League 2019 - Las Vegas" and the games, events, activities and interviews relating thereto (collectively hereinafter, the "Event"), and Bearer hereby represents that he or she is attending the Event solely for such purpose. This credential is non-transferable, and any unauthorized use of this credential or violation of its terms may subject Bearer and/or the assigning news organization to ejection from the venue, revocation of the credential, denial of access to National Basketball Association ("NBA") venues in the future, prosecution for civil or criminal trespass, and any other remedies available under law.

Unless expressly authorized in writing by the NBA, the use, distribution, exhibition, reproduction, adaptation, display, performance or publication in any form of any photograph, drawing, account or description of the Event or any excerpt of the Event, taken or made by Bearer or his or her assigning news organization shall be limited to news coverage of the Event by the assigning news organization to which this credential is issued.

Neither Bearer nor his or her assigning news organization shall be permitted to record, transmit, use or distribute any film, video or audio of the Event (or any excerpts thereof); provided, however, that if the assigning news organization has been authorized by the NBA to record, transmit or use film, video or audio excerpts of NBA games pursuant to the NBA's 2017-18 Video and Audio Highlights License (the "Highlights License") or by separate written authorization from the NBA, it may do so with respect to the Event games in accordance with the terms of the Highlights License or such separate written authorization.

All ownership, copyright and property rights in the Event (including, without limitation, the statistics thereof) and in any telecast, broadcast, transmission or recording thereof shall remain the sole property of the NBA, and no such rights are conferred to or intended to be conferred to, or created on behalf of, Bearer or any other person or entity by the issuance of this credential.

Bearer and his or her employer or assigning news organization: (i) assume all risk incident to the performance of services by Bearer and assume all risk incident to Bearer's attendance at the Event, in each case, howsoever caused, whether by negligence or otherwise; (ii) agree to indemnify and hold harmless the NBA, its member teams, and their respective affiliates, agents and employees from and against all liability, loss, damage or expense resulting from or arising out of (x) Bearer's presence at the venue, (y) Bearer's acts or omissions and (z) the presence at the venue of any cameras, wires, cabling or other equipment brought on the premises or used by Bearer; and (iii) grant permission to the NBA, its affiliates and their respective designees to utilize without compensation Bearer's image, likeness and/or voice in any photograph or live or recorded video or audio display or other transmission or reproduction of the Event or in any excerpt thereof.

The NBA or its designee may at any time revoke this credential and/or any of the rights granted hereunder for any reason in its sole discretion. In case of any dispute regarding the terms and conditions of this agreement, New York law will apply (without regard to its choice-of-law principles).

Acceptance of this credential constitutes agreement by Bearer and his or her employer or assigning news organization to abide by the (i) foregoing conditions, (ii) conditions on reporting and transmitting updates regarding games in progress that are displayed at the venue and (iii) NBA's Policy for Online Use by Media, which can be found at mediacentral.nba.com

No autographs are allowed during media access periods.


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