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Category: News

Nancy Lieberman announced as Kings assistant coach

PUBLISHED July 30, 2015 | News, Sports

  Basketball Hall of Fame member Nancy Lieberman a job as an assistant coach, the team officially announced on Friday. Sacramento Kings vice president Vlade Divac first told the Sacramento Bee that he offered Liberman a job on Thursday. Lieberman told the Bee that she will accept the offer. An official announcement is expected next week. The 57-year-old Lieberman was the head coach of the Texas Legends, the […]

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A welcome Shock: WNBA team likely to inspire Dallas-area girls

PUBLISHED July 29, 2015 | News, Sports

The WNBA’s arrival in Arlington next year could do more for local girls than just offer them another affordable entertainment option. Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman compared the Shock’s relocation from Tulsa to a historic moment she witnessed 40 years ago in New York City. In 1975, the teenage Lieberman was at Madison Square […]

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Sports: How The WNBA Can Succeed in North Texas

PUBLISHED July 28, 2015 | News, Sports

It’s got the makings of a great story. Oklahoma girl, originally from Detroit, leaves the hinterlands of Northwest OK and heads to the big city in Texas to make her fortune. We recently learned of such a story in the offing, although it involves not one girl, but rather several women (really tall ones at […]

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Nancy Lieberman says ‘It’s going to be absolutely phenomenal’ when Tulsa Shock moves to Dallas area

PUBLISHED July 21, 2015 | News, Sports

Nearly two decades after its founding, the WNBA is coming to North Texas. The owner of the Tulsa Shock, a franchise that began in Detroit and relocated to Oklahoma in 2010, said Monday he would move the team to the Dallas-Fort Worth Area. To be determined is where the team, which has dramatically improved this […]

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Serena, World Cup setting stage for big year by women

PUBLISHED July 12, 2015 | News, Sports

Athletic achievements by women have burst onto the nation’s consciousness this year like never before and their prominence shows no sign of abating just as Louisiana high schools prepare to begin another season of sport. Hyperbole? Maybe. But who could argue with the boost women’s athletics received with the USA defeated China for the 1999 […]

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Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Teams Up with the Nancy Lieberman Charities to Give Back

PUBLISHED July 7, 2015 | News, Sports

DALLAS, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation is giving back to the community by becoming the newest legacy partner of the Nancy Lieberman Charities (NLC). Founded by Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman, the NLC strives to provide a healthy physical, emotional and mental environment for young girls and boys to build their self-esteem and confidence through […]

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Nancy Lieberman hosting summer basketball camps

PUBLISHED June 20, 2015 | News, Sports

Youth basketball players looking to hone their craft over the summer can do so under the tutelage of a Pro Basketball Hall of Famer. Nancy Lieberman will conduct the latest round of her summer basketball camps, beginning Monday-Thursday at Fieldhouse USA in Frisco. The camp is available to boys and girls ages 5-17 with a […]

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A Few Minutes With Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED June 6, 2015 | News, Sports

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Pro-Ballers Lend Support for DreamCourt at Boys & Girls Clubs of Houston

PUBLISHED May 22, 2015 | News, Sports

HOUSTON, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Fourteen pro-basketball legends and NFL players wielded their star power to raise $26,000 for construction of a DreamCourt™ at the Holthouse Boys & Girls Club. Members of the Houston Texans and retired players from the Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers, Cleveland Cavaliers and Harlem Globetrotters signed autographs during a fundraiser at the Dr. Gleem Car Wash […]

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Muhammad and Lonnie Ali DreamCourt® Opening Packs All-Star Punch

PUBLISHED May 7, 2015 | News, Sports

PLANO, Texas, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Basketball Hall-of-Famer, Nancy Lieberman Foundation Founder and Coach Nancy Lieberman joined local leaders and sports stars to honor the legacy of Muhammad Ali during the grand opening of the Muhammad and Lonnie Ali DreamCourt at the Boys & Girls Club—Harry & Sandy Rosenzweig Branch in Phoenix on May 6. DreamCourts are state-of-the-art basketball facilities built in lower-income communities through […]

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