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Category: News

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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What It’s Like for a Woman to Coach Men’s Professional Basketball

PUBLISHED August 7, 2014 | News, Sports

Advice to Becky Hammon from the first female to coach a professional men’s team In the NBA, there are head coaches, assistant coaches, strength coaches, player-development coaches, conditioning coaches, mind coaches and many others. Until this week, they all had one thing in common: they were men. Why not a female coach? Women have a […]

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Female Mavs Legend Talks Hiring Of Spurs Female Coach

PUBLISHED August 5, 2014 | News, Sports

NORTH TEXAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – On a basketball court in Frisco, Nancy Lieberman doesn’t see boys and girls. She sees only players. After the San Antonio Spurs made the announcement that Becky Hammon will be the first paid female assistant coach in NBA history, Lieberman said she’s starting to feel the same about coaching staffs. […]

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Q&A With Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED June 20, 2014 | News, Sports

ScoreBoardTX sat down recently with Basketball Hall-of-Famer and local sports icon Nancy Lieberman to talk LeBron, the Spurs, the Mavs, Dirk and her upcoming basketball camps for kids. Lieberman’s resume reads like a no other’s – two-time Olympian, three-time All American, two-time collegiate national champion, two-time National Player of the Year at Old Dominion University, […]

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Nancy Lieberman Foundation lands a slam dunk with Dream Ball

PUBLISHED April 18, 2014 | News, Sports

More than 400 people, including many celebrity athletes and coaches, attended the third annual Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital Dream Ball in support of the Nancy Lieberman Foundation at the Omni Dallasdowntown. They don’t call her “Lady Magic” for nothing: It just so happens that one of the greatest figures in all […]

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ODU legend Lieberman wants to coach in NBA

PUBLISHED February 4, 2014 | News, Sports

Before giving a speech at Washington and Lee on Monday night, Nancy Lieberman signed a few autographs for admiring members of the W&L women’s basketball team. “Four hundred years ago, I was a point guard,” she joked. Lieberman signed “HOF” next to her name. “Do you know what ‘HOF’ means?” she asked them. Lieberman, 55, […]

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Nancy Lieberman honored for contributions to women’s basketball

PUBLISHED December 4, 2013 | News, Sports

ATLANTA — Nancy Lieberman, a Hall of Famer and pioneer in the basketball world, was selected as the 2014 Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women’s College Basketball award winner, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Wednesday. First given in 1993 to Margaret Wade, the Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women’s Basketball Award is presented annually to individuals whose […]

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