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Category: News

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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NCAA and partners open public basketball court on the East Side

PUBLISHED April 1, 2021 | News

The legacy of the 2021 NCAA women’s basketball championship grew Thursday with a new public basketball court unveiled on the city’s East Side. The court, decked out in popping colors and “Final Four” graphics, opened to the public on Thursday at the Eastside Boys and Girls Club off Martin Luther King Drive. Funding was partially […]

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‘Lady Magic’ Nancy Lieberman to address Bucks Back2Business Forum Thursday

PUBLISHED March 25, 2021 | News

Nancy Lieberman, a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, two-time Olympian, and one of the greatest players of all-time, will deliver an inspirational message recognizing the contributions and resilience of female entrepreneurs in honor of Women’s History Month during a Back2Business Forum hosted by the Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv on Thursday at […]

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Nancy Lieberman Charities donates hoops courts to Nassau County

PUBLISHED | News

Nancy Lieberman Charities, founded by the iconic and groundbreaking basketball player from Queens, is donating five new hoops courts valued at $325,000 to Nassau County. Two of the locations are in the Five Towns – Inwood Park and North Woodmere Park – the third is Wantagh Park with the two remaining sites to be identified […]

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‘Am I surprised? No, why should I be surprised?’: Nancy Lieberman on the recent NCAA weight room controversy and inequalities in sports

PUBLISHED March 23, 2021 | News

A controversy erupted recently when a video went viral showing the discrepancies between the men’s and women’s weight room at the NCAA’s March Madness . Nancy Lieberman, who spent decades playing and coaching women’s basketball at the championship level says it’s not a new problem and it’s not just limited to weight rooms or even […]

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Dallas’s Nancy Lieberman says NCAA gets a ‘big, fat F’ for women’s tournament blunders

PUBLISHED March 22, 2021 | News

“They have failed,” said the legendary basketball player and coach. “It’s not just the weights. It’s the thought process.” DALLAS — The NCAA was so proud of the expansive weight room built at the men’s March Madness tournament in Indianapolis, a time lapse video showing construction was posted to Instagram. The women who made it […]

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Andre Emmett Dream Court dedicated at Duran Park

PUBLISHED October 27, 2020 | News

Last month, the Lubbock City Council approved the building of an Andre Emmett Dream Court at Duran Park. The park is located at 26th Street and Kewanee Avenue. The basketball court is in honor of Emmett, who is Texas Tech Basketball’s all-time leading scorer. Emmett was murdered in September of last year. Over the weekend, a […]

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Culver, Lieberman Dedicate Dream Court

PUBLISHED October 26, 2020 | News

Nancy Lieberman Charities has teamed up with Texas Tech University and The Culver Foundation to give the City of Lubbock a brand new Dream Court. The new Dream Court is located at Duran Park in Lubbock. This court will serve as a safe play space for youth in the community to interact with friends, family and […]

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Dream Court becomes reality for Lubbock

PUBLISHED October 25, 2020 | News

Duran Park in Lubbock received a boost in not just looks but in dreams with the new Dream Court being installed recently. The Dream Court was donated by Nancy Lieberman Charities with Texas Tech and along with The Culver Foundation, established by former first-round pick out of Texas Tech and current Minnesota Timberwolf, Jarrett Culver. […]

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