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Category: News

DEADSPIN: NBA DRAGS FEET ON HIRING WOMEN HEAD COACHES WHILE ANOTHER HOOPS LEAGUE PROVES HOW STUPID THAT IS

PUBLISHED July 20, 2021 | News

BIG3’S LIEBERMAN, LESLIE WIN TROPHIES, POINT WAY TO INCLUSIVE, EQUITABLE FUTURE OF SPORTS Later this week, when the New Orleans Pelicans officially name Willie Green their eighth head coach in franchise history, the NBA will wrap up a historic offseason of head coaching hires. Of the league’s seven new head coaches, six are Black. Five […]

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ESPN’s Jay Harris helps fund ‘Dream Court’ in Newport News in partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities

PUBLISHED June 22, 2021 | News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — The Boys & Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula has a new outdoor basketball court thanks to two of Old Dominion University’s most notable alumni. The “Dream Court” was unveiled Monday at the Boys & Girls Club’s Great Hampton Roads Unit at 629 Hampton Avenue in Newport News. Nancy Lieberman […]

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Naismith Hall of Fame Basketball Legend Nancy Lieberman WNBA team for Oakland

PUBLISHED June 19, 2021 | News

The former player-coach and Gary Reeves, her development partner, have talked with Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan and members of the African American Sports Entertainment Group since March. Nancy Lieberman, one of the most celebrated female basketball players over the last decades, is supporting the push to bring a WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association) franchise to […]

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NCAA Women’s Final Four and Nancy Lieberman gift dream court to New Orleans community

PUBLISHED June 14, 2021 | News

NEW ORLEANS —Nancy Lieberman Charities, in partnership with Sport Court, teamed up with the NCAA and the New Orleans Local Organizing Committee, consisting of Tulane University, the University of New Orleans, the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation and the Allstate Sugar Bowl, to provide the Women’s Final Four Dream Court to the New Orleans community. […]

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Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis gets basketball court named after him

PUBLISHED June 10, 2021 | News

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Former U-High and LSU basketball star Glen “Big Baby” Davis received a huge honor on Thursday, June 10. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Louisiana awarded a new outdoor basketball court, a Nancy Lieberman Charities Dream Court, to honor Davis in Baton Rouge. The court is located at the […]

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Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman gives wisdom to Mission Valley

PUBLISHED June 1, 2021 | News

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Written on a whiteboard, Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman had values to teach Mission Valley basketball players. ”Doc Rivers once told me I’d rather have somebody in my locker room that’s a great locker room guy with lesser talent, then somebody who’s an energy vampire,” Nancy Lieberman said. “Because I’ll […]

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Carrollton celebrates Dream Court

PUBLISHED May 14, 2021 | News

Local youth will soon enjoy a newly remodeled basketball court, thanks to the collaboration of the city of Carrollton, Nancy Lieberman Charities, and Covenant Church in Carrollton. The partnership has resulted in a state-of-the-art Dream Court, a multipurpose play space built to provide a safe place to shoot hoops, socialize, and learn about teamwork and […]

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Nancy Lieberman Charities and Fiserv to Fund New Basketball Court at Sherman Park

PUBLISHED April 23, 2021 | News

MILWAUKEE – After unanimous approval by the County Board of Supervisors, Nancy Lieberman Charities and Fiserv will fund a new state-of-the-art basketball court at Sherman Park through its Dream Courts program. “This project is vital to both reimagining Sherman Park and Milwaukee County’s vision of becoming the healthiest county by achieving racial equity,” said Supervisor […]

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UConn women’s basketball: Paige Bueckers earns Nancy Lieberman Award

PUBLISHED April 6, 2021 | News

The freshman is just the fifth Husky to be named the top point guard in the country. Paige Bueckers is officially the best point guard in the country. On Sunday, she won the Nancy Lieberman Award, which is annually given to the nation’s top floor general. Bueckers is the first freshman ever to win the […]

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COACH NANCY LIERBERMAN SAT DOWN WITH THE FOURTH MAN PODCAST TO DISCUSS SEASON 4 AND CAREER

PUBLISHED April 2, 2021 | News

BIG3 2018 champion and Coach of the year, Nancy Lieberman joined hosts on The Fourth Man Podcast and covered everything from the upcoming BIG3 season, her career, fighting for equality in basketball and her coaching style. Listen as Nancy talks how she has broken many barriers throughout her illustrious career and continues to do so […]

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