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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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Nancy Lieberman: Breaking Barriers as a female head coach

PUBLISHED April 14, 2018 | News

Seattle, WA- Nancy Lieberman has finally broken a barrier in sports that needed to be broken. She is the first female head coach who coaches the Big 3 and is the first female head coach to coach men’s sports. “I am very thrilled that the Big 3 gave me an opportunity to let me coach […]

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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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Another great step for women: Nancy Lieberman is back coaching

PUBLISHED March 22, 2018 | News

Basketball legend Nancy Lieberman is making her return to coaching. The trailblazer for women in sports is the newest head coach for the Power — one of the teams in the Big3 basketball league, which will start its second season this summer. She will take over for Clyde Drexler, who was just named the Big3 Commissioner […]

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

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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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BIG3 team hires Nancy Lieberman as head coach

PUBLISHED March 21, 2018 | News

Nancy Lieberman is set to become the first female head coach in a men’s professional sports league. The former WNBA player will replace Clyde Drexler, now the league commissioner, as the coach of Power. The league officially announced the news Wednesday. “We have added an absolutely tremendous coach in Nancy Lieberman,” BIG3 chairwoman Amy Trask said in […]

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

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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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