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Category: News

Mother and son passing time together sparks Spiders

PUBLISHED March 11, 2015 | News, Sports

Nancy Lieberman coached the Texas Legends of the NBA Developmental League while T.J. Cline, her son, was a high-school player in Plano, Texas. Mom often brought her work home. “I grew up watching a lot of film,” said Cline, a University of Richmond 6-foot-9 sophomore forward. Lieberman, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, […]

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Hangout With Basketball Hall of Famer and Olympian Nancy Lieberman Today!

PUBLISHED March 2, 2015 | News, Sports

We are excited to announce the next hangout in our Hanging Out With the Pros series on Google+. This week, Basketball Hall of Famer & Olympian Nancy Lieberman will take center stage. Hosted by sports broadcaster Seth Everett, the hangout will let fans ask Nancy questions and hear in her own words what it’s like to be one […]

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Nancy Lieberman scores our VIP (Very Inspiring Parent) Award

PUBLISHED March 1, 2015 | News, Sports

What more could a former two-time Olympian, three-time All American, two-time collegiate national champion and a two-time National Player of the Year at Old Dominion University, professional basketball player, head coach and general manager in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), Basketball Hall of Famer, sportscaster and accomplished author want out of life? To give […]

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Is George Karl going to bring Nancy Lieberman to the Sacramento Kings?

PUBLISHED February 17, 2015 | News

When the San Antonio Spurs hired the great WNBA point guard, Becky Hammon, as an assistant coach they became the trendsetting team in the entire NBA. However, soon enough the Sacramento Kings might be on their path to joining the Spurs. It’s been rumored that the newly hired Kings head coach, George Karl, is considering bringing the great hall of […]

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Nancy Lieberman returns to her city roots with message of inspiration

PUBLISHED February 14, 2015 | News, Sports

Nancy Lieberman has not lived in New York since her days at Far Rockaway High in Queens four decades ago, but while you can take the woman out of the city you never can take the city out of the woman. So it is that Lieberman has taken particular pleasure in returning home for NBA […]

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Richmond’s T.J. Cline builds a name of his own

PUBLISHED January 11, 2015 | News, Sports

RICHMOND, Va. — More than three years later, T.J. Cline still remembers the first time his high school coach handed down an order. He was playing summer basketball before his senior year at Plano West High in Texas and was anxious to prove that he could play with the varsity. “Lieberman,” his coach said. “Get […]

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Lieberman welcomes slew of celebs for latest charity golf tourney

PUBLISHED October 25, 2014 | News, Sports

Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman — founder of The Nancy Lieberman Foundation, based in Plano — played host to a variety of nationally acclaimed sports figures on Oct. 14 for the organization’s third annual Celebrity Golf Classic. Held at Prestonwood Country Club, the charity tournament helped raise funds for educational scholarships for college, laptop […]

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Hall Of Famer Lieberman Speaks To Student-Athletes

PUBLISHED October 13, 2014 | News, Sports

Spider student-athletes were given a rare opportunity to listen and learn from basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman, who presented her “Winning Edge is You” speech as part of the Student-Athlete Leadership Lecture series, held in the Robins School of Business at Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium. Ms. Lieberman, a two-time Olympian, three-time All-American, two-time collegiate […]

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Basketball legend urges help for kids

PUBLISHED October 10, 2014 | News, Sports

Her dear friend Del Harris promised that Nancy Lieberman’s appearance at this year’s Smart Futures Dinner for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County would be memorable for anyone fortunate enough to hear the basketball Hall of Famer speak. It is doubtful that anyone at Thursday night’s annual event at the Richard Jeffers Unit […]

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‘Fire’ to ‘Magic’

PUBLISHED October 7, 2014 | News, Sports

Rucker Park is where Lady Magic got her start. Nancy Lieberman’s basketball roots can be traced to that famed court in Harlem, where a 12-year-old from Far Rockaway would change trains in Penn Station, get off at the 155th street stop after a near hour trip and walk right into Rucker Park. “These guys would […]

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