Cox Pavilion

Cox Pavilion is a 78,300-square-foot (7,270 m2), multi-purpose indoor arena on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus, connected to the Thomas & Mack Center. The Pavilion serves as the home court for UNLV Lady Rebels women's basketball and volleyball programs as well as the annual NBA Summer League.

Cox Communications and UNLV formed a partnership for the new facility in 2001. The arena cost $16.8 million. As part of a $5 million agreement, Cox Communications secured the naming rights for the facility as well as opportunities for sponsorship and hospitality.

The pavilion is a two-level structure. The ground floor features new men's and women's locker facilities, player lounges and practice courts for basketball and volleyball. The top level is a multi-purpose venue with a seating capacity of 2,500 to 3,100 for sporting events.

In addition to UNLV athletic events, the Cox Pavilion hosts a variety of events, including small concerts, boxing events, theater-style family shows, corporate parties, trade shows and more.

On November 15, 2007, the arena hosted the Democratic Presidential Debate for the 2008 presidential election.

Cox Pavilion
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Cox Pavilion
Cox Pavilion, 2009
Cox Pavilion is located in Nevada
Cox Pavilion
Cox Pavilion
Location in Nevada
Cox Pavilion is located in the United States
Cox Pavilion
Cox Pavilion
Location in the United States
LocationParadise, Nevada
Coordinates36°6′15″N 115°8′35″W / 36.10417°N 115.14306°WCoordinates: 36°6′15″N 115°8′35″W / 36.10417°N 115.14306°W
OwnerUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
CapacityBasketball: 2,454
Boxing: 3,286
Concerts: 3,372 [1]
OpenedMay 25, 2001
Tenants
UNLV Lady Rebels (NCAA)
Women’s Basketball (2001–present)
Women’s Volleyball (2001–present)

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References

  1. ^ Cox Pavilion
2013 NBA Summer League

The 2013 NBA Summer League is a pro basketball league run by the NBA just after the 2013 NBA draft. It gives newly drafted players a chance to test their skills against each other, and to give them a feel for professional basketball. All 30 NBA teams participated, along with the D-League Select. The Miami Heat were the only team to participate in both Summer Leagues. It ran from July 7–12 in Orlando and July 12–22 in Las Vegas. Jeremy Lamb of the Oklahoma City Thunder was named the Most Valuable Player of the Orlando Summer League. Jonas Valančiūnas of the Toronto Raptors went on to be named the Most Valuable Player of the Las Vegas Summer League. Ian Clark of the Golden State Warriors was named the Most Valuable Player of the Las Vegas Summer League Championship Game.

2013–14 UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team

The 2013–14 UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team will represent the University of Nevada, Las Vegas during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The team will be coached by Kathy Olivier, in her sixth year with the Lady Rebels. They play their home games at the Thomas & Mack Center and the Cox Pavilion on UNLV's main campus in Paradise, Nevada. They are a member of the Mountain West Conference.

2014 NBA Summer League

The 2014 NBA Summer League consists of two pro basketball leagues organized by the NBA and the Orlando Magic just after the 2014 NBA Draft. Ten teams took part in the week-long summer league at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, from July 5 to 11, 2014. The other summer league was the Las Vegas NBA Summer League, having taken place at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion in Paradise, Nevada (near Las Vegas) from July 11 to 21, 2014, with 23 NBA teams and the NBA D-League Select team participating. The Houston Rockets, Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers participated in both leagues.

The Philadelphia 76ers won the Orlando Pro Summer League Championship by defeating the Memphis Grizzlies in the title game, 91–75. Elfrid Payton was named the league's most valuable player.The Sacramento Kings won the Las Vegas NBA Summer League Championship by defeating the Houston Rockets in the title game, 77–68. Glen Rice, Jr. of the Washington Wizards was named the league's most valuable player. Ray McCallum of the Kings was named the most valuable player of the championship game.

2015 NBA Summer League

The 2015 NBA Summer League consisted of three pro basketball leagues organized by the NBA: the Orlando Pro Summer League, Utah Jazz Summer League, and Las Vegas Summer League.Ten teams participated in the week-long Orlando Pro Summer League at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, from July 4 to 10, 2015. The Memphis Grizzlies won the Orlando Pro Summer League Championship over the Orlando Magic White team, 75-73, on a buzzer-beater floater by Russ Smith in double overtime. Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic was named the league's Most Valuable Player. The Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets also participated in the Las Vegas Summer League.

The Utah Jazz Summer League was introduced for the first time in 2015, marking the first summer league to be played in Utah since the Rocky Mountain Revue was last held in 2008. Four teams participated in a round-robin format from July 6 to 9, 2015. No tournament was held, nor was there a champion named, but the Utah Jazz had the best record of the four teams, as they went undefeated with a 3-0 record. All four teams (Utah Jazz, Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers, and San Antonio Spurs) also participated in the Las Vegas Summer League.

The Las Vegas NBA Summer League is the official summer league of the NBA. It is the premier summer league of the three, with a total of 23 teams, plus a Select Team from the NBA Development League, participating. A total of 67 games were played from July 10 to 20, 2015, across two different venues, the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion, both located in Paradise, Nevada (near Las Vegas). The San Antonio Spurs won the Championship by defeating the Phoenix Suns in the championship game, 93-90. Kyle Anderson was named the league's Most Valuable Player, with Jonathon Simmons of the Spurs being named the Championship Game MVP. The Spurs championship was historic, as they were coached by Becky Hammon, the first full-time female assistant coach in the NBA.

2015–16 UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team

The 2015–16 UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team will represent the University of Nevada, Las Vegas during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Lady Rebels, led by eighth year head coach Kathy Olivier. They play their home games at the Thomas & Mack Center and the Cox Pavilion on UNLV's main campus in Paradise, Nevada. They were a member of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 18–14, 9–9 in Mountain West play to finish in a tie for fifth place. They advanced to the semifinals of the Mountain West Women's Tournament where they lost to Fresno State.

2016 NBA Summer League

The 2016 NBA Summer League consisted of three pro basketball leagues organized by the National Basketball Association (NBA): the Orlando Pro Summer League, Utah Jazz Summer League, and Las Vegas Summer League.Ten teams participated in the week-long Orlando Pro Summer League at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, from July 2 to 8, 2016. The Orlando Magic (White) won the Orlando Pro Summer League championship over the Detroit Pistons, 87–84 in overtime. Arinze Onuaku of Orlando Magic (White) was named the MVP. The Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat also participated in the Las Vegas Summer League.The Utah Jazz Summer League was introduced for the first time last year, marking the first summer league to be played in Utah since the Rocky Mountain Revue was last held in 2008. Four teams participated in a round-robin format from July 4 to 7, 2016. No tournament was held, nor was there a champion named, but the Boston Celtics had the best record of the four teams with an undefeated record of 3–0. All four teams (Utah Jazz, Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers, and San Antonio Spurs) also participated in the Las Vegas Summer League.The Las Vegas NBA Summer League is the official summer league of the National Basketball Association. It is the premier summer league of the three, with a total of 23 teams, plus a Select Team from the NBA Development League, participating. A total of 67 games were played from July 8 to 18, 2016, at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion, both located in Paradise, Nevada (near Las Vegas). The Chicago Bulls won the championship by defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves in the final, 84–82, on a buzzer-beater by Denzel Valentine in overtime. Tyus Jones was named the league's Most Valuable Player, with Jerian Grant of the Bulls being named the championship game MVP.

2016–17 UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team

The 2016–17 UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team will represent the University of Nevada, Las Vegas during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Lady Rebels, led by ninth year head coach Kathy Olivier. They play their home games at the Thomas & Mack Center and the Cox Pavilion on UNLV's main campus in Paradise, Nevada. They are a member of the Mountain West Conference.

2017 NBA Summer League

The 2017 NBA Summer League consisted of three pro basketball leagues organized by the National Basketball Association (NBA): the Orlando Pro Summer League, Utah Jazz Summer League, and Las Vegas Summer League.Eight teams participated in the week-long Orlando Pro Summer League at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, from July 1 to 6, 2017. Each team played five games over the course of the week, with a championship day being played on the final day of the league. The Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat also participated in the Las Vegas Summer League.Four teams participated in the round-robin format of the Utah Jazz Summer League from July 3 to 6, 2017. All four teams (Utah Jazz, Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers, and San Antonio Spurs) also participated in the Las Vegas Summer League.The Las Vegas NBA Summer League is the official summer league of the National Basketball Association. It is the premier summer league of the three, with a total of 24 participating. A total of 67 games was played from July 7 to 17, 2017, at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion, both located in Paradise, Nevada (near Las Vegas).

2017–18 UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team

The 2017–18 UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team will represent the University of Nevada, Las Vegas during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Lady Rebels, led by tenth year head coach Kathy Olivier. They play their home games at the Cox Pavilion, attached to the Thomas & Mack Center on UNLV's main campus in Paradise, Nevada. They were a member of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 19–12, 14–4 in Mountain West play to win the Mountain West regular season title with Boise State. They lost in the quarterfinals Mountain West Women's Tournament to Nevada. They earn an automatic bid to the WNIT where they lost in the first round to Utah.

2018 NBA Summer League

The 2018 NBA Summer League consisted of three pro basketball leagues organized by the National Basketball Association (NBA): the Sacramento Kings's California Classic Summer League, Utah Jazz Summer League, and Las Vegas Summer League.

The Sacramento Kings hosted their own summer league event called the California Classic at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. The event was scheduled to take place before the Las Vegas Summer League began, with the teams in place for the event involving the Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, and Miami Heat. Eight days later, the Kings confirmed that their own Summer League event (titled the California Classic Summer League) would take place July 2–5, 2018 (taking a day off to celebrate the Fourth of July), replacing the Orlando Pro Summer League. On May 14, 2018, the Kings confirmed that report.Four teams participated in the round-robin format of the Utah Jazz Summer League from July 2 to July 5, 2018. All four teams (Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Memphis Grizzlies, and San Antonio Spurs) also participated in the Las Vegas Summer League.The 2018 Las Vegas NBA Summer League was the official 2018 summer league of the National Basketball Association. The league was held at the Thomas and Mack Center and Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas. It began on July 6 and ended on July 17. For the first time in league history, all 30 teams participated. With every team participating, the event expanded to 82 games in 12 days. Teams competed in a tournament-style schedule in three preliminary games before seeding in a tournament; each team played at least five games and as many as eight games. The event concluded with the 2018 NBA Summer League Championship game on July 17.

2018–19 UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team

The 2018–19 UNLV Lady Rebels basketball team will represent the University of Nevada, Las Vegas during the 2018–19 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Lady Rebels, led by eleventh year head coach Kathy Olivier. They play their home games at the Cox Pavilion, attached to the Thomas & Mack Center on UNLV's main campus in Paradise, Nevada. They were a member of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 12–18, 10–8 in Mountain West play to finish in a tie for fifth place. They lost in the quarterfinals Mountain West Women's Tournament to Fresno State.

2019 NBA Summer League

The 2019 NBA Summer League was held at the Thomas and Mack Center and Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas. It began on July 5 and ended on July 15. All 30 teams and two national teams, China and Croatia, participated. Teams will compete in a tournament-style schedule in four preliminary games before seeding in a tournament; each team will play at least five games and as many as seven games. The event will conclude with the 2019 NBA Summer League Championship game on July 15.

MGM Resorts Main Event

The MGM Resorts Main Event is an 8 team college basketball tournament held during Monday and Wednesday of Thanksgiving week of NCAA Division I men's basketball season, with the inaugural tournament beginning in 2014. Games are held at the T-Mobile Arena beginning in 2017, with previous season being held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Starting in 2018, the Middleweight Bracket will be played at Cox Pavilion. Formerly known as the MGM Grand Main Event and the Men Who Speak Up Main Event, the tournament features two four-team brackets with each team playing two games in Las Vegas. Opening round games are played on campus.

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