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Category: News

Former Shock coach Nancy Lieberman leads charge for women to head NBA teams

PUBLISHED June 24, 2019 | News

Nancy Lieberman sits in a room full of reporters and cameras, flanked by sweaty, tall basketball players. All eyes are fixed on Lieberman, despite her silence — and half her face covered by her arms. She didn’t want the attention, but her starting point guard ensured she got it. “I just want to take this […]

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Nancy Lieberman earning respect coaching in BIG3 league, compared to NBA coaching legends

PUBLISHED June 23, 2019 | News

Naismith Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman kicked off her second season in the BIG3 league on Saturday night, leading the Power to a 50-38 win against 3’s Company at Little Ceasars Arena in Detroit. While the BIG3 league doesn’t garner near as much respect or attention as the NBA, WNBA or the collegiate level does […]

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Hall of Famer, ODU women’s hoops legend Nancy Lieberman coaches in BIG3

PUBLISHED June 22, 2019 | News

DETROIT, Mich. – Nancy Lieberman, the basketball icon, brings her championship pedigree to News 3 for the third season of the BIG3 – the premier half-court, 3-on-3 basketball league. Lieberman, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame and Virginia Sports Hall of Fame, starred at Old Dominion from 1976 […]

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A ‘dream court’ come true: With new street, court Caron Butler’s journey comes full circle

PUBLISHED June 15, 2019 | News

Caron Butler took his first jump shot at the outdoor court at Roosevelt Park more than two decades ago; now, members of a new generation can take their first shot on the same ground with the court Butler helped bring to the city. “This is where I shot my first shot, literally,” Butler said. “This […]

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‘Dream court’ unveiled at Erma Henderson Park on Detroit’s east side

PUBLISHED June 11, 2019 | News

Josh Jackson, Nancy Lieberman team up to open basketball court NBA player Josh Jackson and basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman teamed up to open a “dream court” at Erma Henderson Park on Detroit’s east side. Jackson was a first-round pick of the Phoenix Suns in 2017 and grew up playing basketball at Erma Henderson […]

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BIG3 Draft Lottery Sets Up Impactful Draft Night

PUBLISHED May 1, 2019 | News

The BIG3 Draft Lottery has positioned several teams to challenge for the 2019 championship. The BIG3 Draft Combine and Lottery took place on Tuesday night, as an appetizer for the 2019 BIG3 Draft, airing Wednesday at 10 pm ET, live on CBS Sports Network. 132 players, many of them former NBA ballers, competed for available Draft slots. After […]

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Unique basketball court opens at Boys and Girls Club of Flagstaff

PUBLISHED April 30, 2019 | News

A dream came true for Bridge Church and the Flagstaff Police Department Sunday when northern Arizona’s first Dream Court had its official ribbon cutting at the Boys and Girls Club of Flagstaff off of South Lone Tree Road. Prior to the ribbon cutting, speeches were made on the new basketball court’s blue rubber surface from […]

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Spurs’ Becky Hammon, Nancy Lieberman Could Be NBA’s First Woman Head Coach

PUBLISHED April 28, 2019 | News

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach, Becky Hammon became the NBA’s first female assistant coach. Guess what? Last year she become the first woman to interview for a head coaching job in the NBA when the Milwaukee Bucks interviewed the Spurs assistant coach, following the Bucks’ first round playoff exit last year. Hammon is no stranger […]

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Nancy Lieberman is ready for women to break through NBA’s head-coaching barrier

PUBLISHED April 17, 2019 | News

There are three NBA coaching jobs open and a handful more – Minnesota, Phoenix, Washington, New Orleans among them – that remain uncertain. Most potential candidates are those whose names we’ve heard in the past, retreads like Ty Lue, Mark Jackson, Avery Johnson and Tom Thibodeau as well as assistants like Nate Tibbetts, Juwan Howard, […]

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Opening of Nancy Lieberman Dream Court

PUBLISHED April 13, 2019 | News

Nancy Lieberman Charities, in partnership with Sport Court, and Disney have teamed up with the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii to provide a brand-new Dream Court to the community of Waianae at the Waianae Boys & Girls Club. Nancy Lieberman Charities and Sport Court® build top-quality, multipurpose play spaces in underserved communities so children have […]

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