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Category: News

NANCY LIEBERMAN, THE FIRST WOMAN NBA COACH, HAS STEPPED AWAY FROM COACHING – BUT SHE’S STILL IN THE GAME

PUBLISHED September 9, 2011 | News

For Full Interview: http://www.nancylieberman.com/images/articles/lieberman_dbj_20110909.pdf#page=2

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What’s Up with Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED September 6, 2011 | News

Then: Basketball icon. Nicknamed “Lady Magic” during her playing days. Two-time Olympian. Three-time All-American, two-time national champion and two-time national player of the year at Old Dominion. Became the first woman to play in a men’s professional league. Played for the Phoenix Mercury in 1997, the WNBA’s inaugural year. Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame […]

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Sports pioneer Nancy Lieberman comes to Holy Land

PUBLISHED May 18, 2011 | News, Sports

Sinai Says: Basketball legend uses the inspiration of her life story to present a detail-oriented path to success in different aspects of business and life. Nancy Lieberman undoubtedly qualifies as a trailblazer. The now 52-year-old American has pushed gender boundaries and smashed stereotypes for most of her adult life. As a basketball player in the […]

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Steve Solloway: Timeout with a true legend

PUBLISHED March 18, 2011 | News, Sports

Nancy Lieberman will find quite a following waiting when she visits the Portland Expo this weekend. If she can get a ticket to one of the Maine Red Claws games this weekend, Lisa Manning will be in the Portand Expo, watching the woman who is the head coach of the Texas Legends.   If she […]

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A new ‘next game’ for Hall of Fame basketball player Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED January 11, 2011 | News

Hall of Fame player Nancy Lieberman has traded her basketball sneakers for high heels, but she’s no less determined as she coaches men in the NBA Development League. Reporting from Frisco, Texas — Someone told the girl about Rucker Park in Harlem, told her that all the best players gathered there for pickup games. Harlem […]

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Lieberman Is Back in Men’s Game, in New Role

PUBLISHED December 23, 2010 | News, Sports

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Two and a half hours before tipoff, before a single fan had entered the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and before she had donned her pink blouse, necklace and high heels, the player who once dared to dribble among men was making her case to be more than one of the […]

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Breaking Barriers in the Sports World

PUBLISHED November 19, 2010 | News

Link To Video: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/4427339/breaking-barriers-in-the-sports-world-/?#sp=show-clips

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Nancy Lieberman, Legends ready to go

PUBLISHED November 18, 2010 | News

History will be made tonight when the Frisco-based Texas Legends, the NBA Development League team co-owned by Dallas Mavericks president Donnie Nelson, open their inaugural season with head coach and Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman on the bench. Lieberman, 52, is set to become the first woman to coach a professional men’s basketball team when […]

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Texas Legends NBADL opener: Lieberman set to become first woman to coach NBA affiliate

PUBLISHED November 1, 2010 | News

FRISCO – If it weren’t Nancy Lieberman, this wouldn’t look so natural. A slender 5-8 woman is crouching on a hardwood court gazed upon by a dozen breathing, sweating, balling, human-equivalents of the Sears Tower who also happen to be male, and she’s the one offering rebounding instruction. “This little box-out here, that’s rec league,” […]

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Sitting in the first chair: Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED August 16, 2010 | News, Sports

The presence of basketball has been as prominent in the life of Nancy Lieberman as any person over the past 35 years. At age 17, she was tapped to be a member of the U.S. National team and had already won an Olympic silver medal before packing up her Camaro and driving down from her […]

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