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Category: News

Nancy Lieberman, Jay Harris to Give DeLisha Milton-Jones a Coming Out Party

PUBLISHED October 10, 2021 | News

When she was named the Old Dominion women’s basketball coach in April of 2020, DeLisha Milton-Jones was introduced to the media via Zoom. Because of the pandemic, most of the reporters on that call have yet to meet her face to face. In the 17 months since, she has also had little opportunity to mingle […]

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From Far Rockaway to Inwood hoop dreams come true

PUBLISHED September 30, 2021 | News

Far Rockaway, New York is 775 miles from Louisville, Kentucky, however on Sept. 23 in Inwood Park basketball icon Nancy Lieberman made the two places as close as Nassau County and Queens. “I fell in love with a guy who was the heavyweight champion of the world when I was 10 years old,” Lieberman said […]

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Basketball Icon Nancy Lieberman Joins CE Curran to Unveil New Court in Inwood

PUBLISHED September 29, 2021 | News

“I am honored and humbled by this gracious donation from basketball icon Nancy Lieberman,” said County Executive Laura Curran. Women’s basketball icon and New York native Nancy Lieberman recently joined Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, State Senator Todd Kaminsky, County Legislator Carrié Solages and local youth athletes in Inwood Park to unveil the first of […]

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Nassau County Government: Curran Is Joined By Basketball Legend Nancy Lieberman, And Others Unveil “Dream Courts”

PUBLISHED September 25, 2021 | News

Inwood, NY – Women’s basketball icon and New York native Nancy Lieberman joined Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, State Senator Todd Kaminsky, County Legislator Carrié Solages and local youth athletes today in Inwood Park to unveil the first of five “Dream Courts” to be installed in County parks. The new state-of-the art basketball courts are […]

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Springfield opens 2nd ‘Dream Court,’ giving the North End a new basketball spot

PUBLISHED September 7, 2021 | News

SPRINGFIELD — Standing on the brand-new basketball court in Calhoun Park, state Sen. Adam Gomez and School Committee member Maria Perez recalled the many tournaments held on the old court in honor of Perez’ husband, Freddy Moreno, who offered free coaching and music lessons to neighborhood kids. “This was one of his biggest dreams,” Perez […]

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Two new basketball courts honoring Kobe, Gianna Bryant coming to West Philly this fall

PUBLISHED August 27, 2021 | News

The project is spearheaded by the foundation that was started in tribute to the late Hall of Famer and his daughter Kobe Bryant’s far-reaching basketball legacy will now become further cemented at Tustin Playground in West Philly. Two new basketball courts honoring the late Hall of Famer and his daughter Gianna are coming to the […]

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Two new basketball courts honoring Kobe, Gianna Bryant coming to West Philly this fall

PUBLISHED | News

The project is spearheaded by the foundation that was started in tribute to the late Hall of Famer and his daughter Kobe Bryant’s far-reaching basketball legacy will now become further cemented at Tustin Playground in West Philly. Two new basketball courts honoring the late Hall of Famer and his daughter Gianna are coming to the […]

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Nancy Lieberman among recipients for Joe Lapchick Character Award

PUBLISHED August 24, 2021 | News

Pete Gillen, Len Elmore and Nancy Lieberman will be honored at a luncheon on Sept. 24 in New York. NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Gillen, Len Elmore and Nancy Lieberman will be this year’s recipients of the Joe Lapchick Character Award. Gillen helped the Xavier Musketeers to the NCAA Tournament seven times and won 202 […]

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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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