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Category: News

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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Sabrina Ionescu repeats as Nancy Lieberman award winner, named nation’s most outstanding player, collects 3rd All-American honor

PUBLISHED April 5, 2019 | News

TAMPA, Fla. — Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu repeated as the winner of the Nancy Lieberman award, which recognizes the nation’s top point guard, won the Wade Trophy and earned her third All-American honors. Ionescu beat out fellow finalists Destiny Slocum of Oregon State, UConn’s Crystal Dangerfield, South Carolina’s Tyasha Harris and Syracuse’s Tiana Mangakhia for the […]

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Nancy Lieberman gives Jason Witten advice on returning to Dallas Cowboys

PUBLISHED April 1, 2019 | News

Nancy Lieberman joined Jason Witten as a 2019 Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductee and had some pertinent advice for the TE on his return to football WACO, Texas — Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member Nancy Lieberman knows plenty about mounting a comeback in professional sports, and she gave returning Dallas Cowboys tight […]

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Texas Sports Hall of Fame: Lieberman went from slick-passing New Yorker to transplanted Texan

PUBLISHED March 28, 2019 | News

A long time before the Connecticut Huskies and Baylor Lady Bears climbed to the top of the mountain of women’s college basketball, before the Tennessee Lady Vols or Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters dominated the game, and before there was a WNBA there was a kid from Queens, New York, who could play some ball. Before […]

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A NEW HOOPS COURT FOR YONKERS

PUBLISHED March 13, 2019 | News

The City of Yonkers welcomes a new basketball court that was built at Barton Park on High Street and dedicated this week. Joining in the celebration – in addition to the many kids and players that will enjoy the court for years to come – were Mayor Mike Spano, Council President Mike Khader, and other […]

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100 of the Most Influential Women in Sport: Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED March 7, 2019 | News

Nancy Lieberman, USA Basketball If there is one sport where the gender barrier could truly be broken, it’s basketball. And should a woman ever head up an NBA outfit, they will have a lot to thank Nancy Lieberman for. Becky Hammon lays claim to becoming the first full-time female assistant coach in the NBA with […]

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