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Category: News

Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman donates basketball court to Springfield

PUBLISHED May 24, 2017 | News

SPRINGFIELD — Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman said Wednesday she is donating a basketball court to Springfield as part of her Nancy Lieberman Charities DreamCourts program. Working with the Springfield Police Department, Lieberman, a member of the Hall’s Class of 1996, said the new outdoor court will go in a neighborhood of need […]

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Hoops Hall of Famer christens new court with trick shot

PUBLISHED May 1, 2017 | News

Passaic city officials and community members unveiled a new basketball court at Colonel Johnson Park on Monday. The court, part of the DreamCourts program, was supported by the Nancy Lieberman and WorldVentures foundations, and can be outfitted to serve as three separate tennis courts. Women’s basketball legend Nancy Lieberman, a basketball Hall of Fame inductee […]

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Kelsey Plum given Nancy Lieberman Award as best point guard

PUBLISHED April 1, 2017 | News

DALLAS — Kelsey Plum might not be competing on the court at this weekend’s Women’s Final Four, but the Washington senior keeps piling up hardware. Plum on Saturday was named the 2017 Nancy Lieberman Award winner, which is given to the top point guard in women’s college basketball. “With her combination of leadership and tremendous […]

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WorldVentures Foundation, Nancy Lieberman Charities and NCAA Bring Women’s Final Four Dream Court to West Dallas

PUBLISHED March 31, 2017 | News

DALLAS, March 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WorldVentures Foundation™ and Nancy Lieberman Charities have teamed with NCAA Team Works™, the Big 12 Conference™ and Dallas Sports Commission to give Dallas Park and Recreation $50,000 for construction of the third Women’s Final Four Dream Court. The court will be located at Arcadia Park, one of 379 […]

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Adam Silver: ‘We are very focused’ on having female head coach in NBA

PUBLISHED March 28, 2017 | News

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has remained committed to bringing in a female head coach to his league, as he revealed in an interview with ESPN. This isn’t surprising news, as he’s made comments like this before. In 2015, he said, “I have no doubt…that we’re going to have a female coach in the NBA one […]

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Fab fours: Our list of all-time Texas greats in women’s basketball

PUBLISHED March 26, 2017 | News

Leta Andrews, High school coach No high school basketball coach in the nation — boys or girls — ever won more games, according to the National Federation of State High School Associations. When she retired in 2014, her teams at Tolar, Gustine, Comanche, Corpus Christi Calallen and Granbury had piled up 1,416 victories in her 52 […]

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Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation honors pair at 13th annual Aspire Gala

PUBLISHED March 23, 2017 | News

The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation honored Baltimore Orioles legend and Baseball Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson and Nancy Lieberman, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and an assistant coach with the NBA’s Sacramento Kings, during the 13th annual Aspire Gala Feb. 24 at the Waterfront Marriott hotel in Baltimore. The event, one of […]

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Of Lieberman and Legacies

PUBLISHED February 24, 2017 | News

Before the night began, media members did interviews. The program officially started with the national anthem, as many sporting events do. The lights illuminated a pair of basketball goals, and Hall of Famers paraded past them as the crowd applauded. Those assembled had not come to see a game, however. Monday night’s happening was a […]

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Nancy Lieberman Honors Former Chief David Brown, Muhammad and Lonnie Ali at Gala

PUBLISHED February 21, 2017 | News

Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown, the late Muhammad Ali and his widow, Lonnie Ali, were honored at the Nancy Lieberman Dream Ball Gala on Monday night. Lieberman, a Sacramento Kings assistant who played professionally in Dallas and once coached the Texas Legends, threw the event to raise money for her “Kids and Cops” initiative, […]

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Hall of Famer Lieberman to Deliver School Day Program Keynote Speech at A-10 Men’s Basketball Championship

PUBLISHED February 17, 2017 | News

Nancy Lieberman, current assistant coach with the NBA’s Sacramento Kings and the most decorated women’s basketball player in U.S. history, will be the keynote speaker on Thursday, March 9 at the Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship School Day program at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA. A Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer, Women’s Basketball […]

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