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Category: News

NANCY LIEBERMAN: LIVING THE DREAM

PUBLISHED November 12, 2013 | News, Sports

New York, November 12, 2013  Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman dreamed of becoming the best basketball player in the world as a young New Yorker, honing her skills and love of the game on the court at P.S. 104 in Brooklyn. And this past weekend Lieberman was in Long Beach, New York […]

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Billy Crystal, Hall of Famer and WNBA Star Nancy Lieberman, with WorldVentures Foundation Show Dedication to Rebuilding Long Beach Community in Special Opening Ceremony One Year Post Hurricane Sandy

PUBLISHED November 10, 2013 | News, Sports

LONG BEACH, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — At a beachside park where he grew up playing sports as a kid, actor and comedian Billy Crystal today cut the ribbon on two new DreamCourt basketball courts to replace the basketball court destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy one year ago.  Joined by Hall of Fame basketball […]

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Skylar Diggins Earns Nancy Lieberman Award For Second Consecutive Season

PUBLISHED April 6, 2013 | News, Sports

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Notre Dame senior guard/co-captain Skylar Diggins (South Bend, Ind./Washington) continues to blaze trails seldom seen in the history of Fighting Irish women’s basketball, once again adding to her ever-growing resume on Friday when she was selected for the second consecutive season as the recipient of the Nancy Lieberman Award, which is presented annually to […]

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With Support of Teammates, Ibaka Helps Raise Money for Africa

PUBLISHED February 2, 2013 | News, Sports

It’s nearly 8,000 miles and almost 20 hours of flying time from Oklahoma City to Serge Ibaka’s hometown of Brazzaville, Congo. Despite that distance, Ibaka and his teammates Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Thabo Sefolosha were able to make an impact in Africa on Wednesday night. By joining Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe and the Pros-for-Africa foundation, […]

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Nancy Lieberman Speaks at Guilford Athletics Leadership Forum

PUBLISHED January 31, 2013 | News, Sports

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Basketball Hall of Famer, Olympic gold medalist, and Oklahoma City Thunder analyst Nancy Lieberman addressed Guilford College’s student-athletes Jan. 27 in the Ragan-Brown Field House on campus. Lieberman was the third speaker in Guilford’s new Athletics Leadership Forum. She addressed the nearly 400 students, illustrating leadership principles and life strategies with stories from […]

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Mother knows best

PUBLISHED January 16, 2013 | News

She looked like any other mom waiting in the gym as fans filed out after another Niagara win, chatting with other friends and family members, checking messages on her phone and generally killing time waiting for her son to emerge from the locker room. Only most moms don’t demonstrate proper form for a jump shot […]

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Nancy Lieberman excited about role as Thunder studio analyst

PUBLISHED October 31, 2012 | News

This will be the second season in a row Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman hasn’t been coaching. But the new “Thunder Live” studio analyst hasn’t given up her dream of coaching in the NBA. “It could be a player development coach, it could be breaking down film, it could be Xs and Os,” she […]

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Hoops icon Lieberman gets award at Niagara

PUBLISHED October 18, 2012 | News

  LEWISTON – She walked on to campus Thursday morning fresh off a flight from New York City. On Wednesday night, she was part of the annual gala put on by the Women’s Sports Foundation to celebrate the world’s best female athletes. She had just spent time emailing with Alex Rodriguez and Joe Girardi of […]

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Is There One Single Diet That Helps Top Athletes To Perform Their Best?

PUBLISHED October 10, 2012 | News

“Nutrition is really important. What you put into your body says something about you. You have one life to live and so many people abuse their bodies by eating too many unhealthy foods. I try to eat a well balanced diet… fresh vegetables, fruit, healthy meats. Though I don’t overcomplicate it. I’m not on a […]

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Diggins Named the 2012 Nancy Lieberman Top Point Guard Award

PUBLISHED March 30, 2012 | News, Sports

Lieberman is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and holds the distinction of being the only athlete to receive the Wade Trophy twice. Lieberman’s basketball career has been remarkable. From her days of playing basketball for Far Rockaway High School in Queens, NY to the second Woman in history to Coach […]

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