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Category: News

BIG3 Basketball League 2018 Season Schedule and Full Team Rosters

PUBLISHED June 20, 2018 | News

The second season of the BIG3 Basketball League begins Friday at the Toyota Center in Houston. The three-on-three league’s regular season takes place over eight weeks at different venues before the playoffs begin August 17 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Barclays Center plays host to the championship round August 24, but before we […]

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Durant ‘Dream Court’ brings police, kids together

PUBLISHED June 13, 2018 | News

A new basketball facility was dedicated at Carl Albert Memorial Park Wednesday to give Durant youngsters a safe place to play and to foster better relations with police. This is the Oklahoma’s second Dream Court, a program launched in 2010 by Basketball Hall of Famer, Olympian, and NBA coach Nancy Lieberman. “We all gotta start […]

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Hopewell ‘Dream Court’ named in Dorsett’s honor

PUBLISHED June 5, 2018 | News

It is not difficult to find the name Tony Dorsett etched throughout Beaver County. From the big letters overtop Hopewell football stadium to the decorative cups that he is featured on at the New Brighton Hot Dog Shoppe, there is no question that Beaver County takes great pride in the Heisman Trophy winner and NFL […]

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Q&A: Nancy Lieberman on joining the Big3, Canadian women’s hoops

PUBLISHED April 20, 2018 | News

Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman has had one of the most interesting careers in basketball. With stops around the world as a gold medalist on the U.S. Olympic team, suiting up in the WNBA for its inaugural season at age 39, playing and coaching in men’s leagues like the NBA’s G League (back when it […]

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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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