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Category: News

Nancy Lieberman: “I almost liken Ice Cube to Mark Cuban; he’s a culture-changer”

PUBLISHED April 16, 2018 | News

Nancy Lieberman is no stranger to making history. In 1976, she won a silver medal in the first Olympics to include women’s basketball as an event. After playing in NBA-affiliated men’s summer leagues, she was the first woman to play in a professional men’s league (the United States Basketball League) in 1986. In 2009, she became the first woman to […]

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Sports Rush: Big Decision or No Big Deal?

PUBLISHED March 27, 2018 | News

A woman got hired to coach in an established men’s league. And she instantly became the most qualified head honcho in the circuit. This past week, the Big3 basketball league announced Nancy Lieberman would coach the team known as Power. She’s served as a head coach in the G-League and the WNBA and an assistant […]

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Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman becomes first female head coach in BIG3 league

PUBLISHED March 22, 2018 | News

The BIG3 just keeps on adding names to its ever-expanding roster. Ice Cube’s league has a pretty crazy cast of coaches, including Allen Iverson, Gary Payton, Julius Erving, Rick Barry and Charles Oakley. Now the BIG3 is making history, adding Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman as the head coach of the Power. She becomes the first female […]

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Nancy Lieberman becomes first female head coach in a men’s pro sports league

PUBLISHED March 21, 2018 | News

Nancy Liberman is already a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, but her accomplishments in basketball continue to astound. The legendary player who was a three-time All-American, two-time Olympian, WNBA star and currently serves as a broadcaster for the New Orleans Pelicans has been named the new head coach of the Power, […]

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Nancy Lieberman Becomes 1st Woman to Be Named BIG3 Head Coach

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Former WNBA player and coach Nancy Lieberman has been hired to be the new head coach of the BIG3’s Power, according to TMZ Sports. “She was a helluva player and she’s a helluva coach,” said BIG3 co-founder Ice Cube. “Nancy’s a winner and I expect her to win in this league.” Lieberman was hired by new BIG3 Commissioner Clyde Drexler, […]

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Nancy Lieberman hired as Power head coach in BIG3

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Nancy Lieberman is making history again. On Wednesday, the Hall of Fame women’s basketball player was hired as a head coach in Ice Cube’s BIG3 league, replacing Clyde Drexler as coach of team Power. Lieberman had previously been the head coach of the Texas Legends of the D-League, making her the first woman to coach a men’s […]

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Nancy Lieberman joins BIG3 as a coach

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Nancy Lieberman, the one-time Sacramento Kings assistant, former D-League coach and former WNBA player, got her first taste of coaching in the BIG3 in its inaugural league when Rick Barry called and said his Big 3 team was coming to Dallas. At first, he offered tickets to her and her son. “And he calls me […]

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Nancy Lieberman’s Return to Coaching Will Come in the Big3

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In the latest stop of her pioneering journey as a female coach in men’s basketball, Nancy Lieberman has agreed to coach in Ice Cube’s Big3 basketball league in its coming season. Lieberman, a Hall of Famer who has often pushed boundaries as a player and a coach — she was the first female head coach in the […]

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Women’s Basketball Coaches Announce Five Finalists for 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award

PUBLISHED February 26, 2018 | News

Fan Voting to Open Friday, March 2 on HoophallAwards.com SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today the five finalists for the 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award. Named after the Hall of Famer, three-time All-American and two-time National Champion at Old Dominion University, the annual honor now in […]

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Legendary Soul Man Sam Moore Honored With Trailblazer Award At The 2018 Nancy Lieberman Charities Dream Ball

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The Legendary Soul Man™ Sam Moore was honored with the Trailblazer Award at the annual Dream Ball Gala on Monday, February 19 at the Bomb Factory in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas. The gala is produced by Nancy Lieberman Charities, a 501(c)(3) organization that promotes healthy lifestyles and educational opportunities for young girls and boys, and is dedicated to expanding […]

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