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Category: News

Basketball Legend Nancy Lieberman Isn’t Afraid Of Breaking New Ground — Even In ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue

PUBLISHED September 4, 2019 | News

f you read about the history of women in basketball, you’re going to read a lot about Nancy Lieberman. And a lot of what you read will involve the word “first”: after a childhood in New York City playing pickup basketball, an adolescence spent racking up medals at the Olympics and Pan American Games, and […]

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WNBA vet Nancy Lieberman on inspiring others at 61

PUBLISHED | News

Basketball is the greatest love story of my life. I fell in love with it at 10, and I’m still involved at 61. I’ve played on cement, I’ve played in the streets. I played in the WNBA at 39 and then came back and played in the WNBA at 50. I have eked out everything […]

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Power Coach Nancy Lieberman Talks BIG3 Playoffs, Women In Coaching, The Genius Of Ice Cube

PUBLISHED August 25, 2019 | News

Lady Magic is looking to make hoops history once again. When Nancy Lieberman takes the court in New Orleans this afternoon for Power’s BIG3 semifinal playoff game against the Killer 3’s, she will be trying to make history —  again — by becoming the first woman to win back-to-back championships as a head coach of a men’s professional team. […]

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A woman among boys

PUBLISHED August 10, 2019 | News

Nancy Lieberman made a name for herself playing basketball, but now she’s a coaching standout — in a men’s league. Nancy Lieberman was 7, lying on a sandlot football field near her house in Far Rockaway, New York, staring at the sky with her makeshift helmet split in half. The only thing keeping the cracked […]

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YOUNG3, BIG3, AND NANCY LIEBERMAN IMPROVE OKC’S COMMUNITY

PUBLISHED August 5, 2019 | News

Nancy Lieberman, Head Coach of the defending champions Power, donated yet another Dream Court. This one provided to the community of Oklahoma City, OK. The Young3 team headed to OKC to run a clinic for members of the youth at the newly refurbished court. We were proud to host 45 plus kids at Week 5’s […]

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Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman on Breaking Barriers On and Off the Court

PUBLISHED July 25, 2019 | News

The legendary athlete and coach opens up about her friendship with Muhammad Ali and why women in sports should definitely make more money. A slew of injuries and suspensions left the Detroit Shock’s roster shorthanded one week in the waning days of the 2008 WNBA season, so former head coach Bill Laimbeer called up an […]

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TOYOTA HONORS BIG3 SPORTS ICONS LISA LESLIE, NANCY LIEBERMAN, AND AMY TRASK

PUBLISHED July 20, 2019 | News

*From tennis to soccer to basketball, women athletes continue to elevate the game. Though many may agree that disparities still exist, women are increasingly gaining respect and securing opportunities across multiple sporting franchises. That includes the BIG3, the men’s pro-basketball league, co-founded by rap icon and actor Ice Cube in 2017, which includes women in […]

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Leslie, Lieberman Sound Off On Equal Pay, Working With Big3 CEO Ice Cube

PUBLISHED July 18, 2019 | News

During their New York stop on the 2019 Big3 Tour, the women of the league were honored at the Women of BIG3 Power Lunch. Presented by Toyota, Big3 coaches Lisa Leslie and Nancy Lieberman along with Big3 Chairman of the Board, Amy Trask all received the Breaking Barriers Award for their impact on the game as trailblazers. Though still young in […]

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“That’s not right, that’s not fair and it’s un-American.” Nancy Lieberman addresses gender inequality in sports

PUBLISHED July 16, 2019 | News

”Avid sports fans across the metroplex gathered for a weekend full of SportsCon, the ultimate fan experience that brings players from all sports together in one place. This year’s anticipated SportsCon lineup included 2018 BIG3 Champion Coach and Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman aka “Lady Magic.” Lieberman, who is currently an assistant coach for the Sacramento Kings, has made […]

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YOUNG3, BIG3 AND NANCY LIEBERMAN’S DREAM COURTS RESTORE CHARLOTTE BASKETBALL COURT

PUBLISHED July 15, 2019 | News

Young3 and BIG3 teamed up with Nancy Lieberman’s Dream Courts Charity to restore the local basketball court at Naomi Drenan Recreation Center during their stop in Charlotte, NC. While Nancy wasn’t able to attend the event because of her BIG3 game that afternoon, Young3 president and former NBA/BIG3 vet Jerome Williams was in attendance with […]

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