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New basketball court at Oak Cliff YMCA will honor memory of slain hometown star Andre Emmett

PUBLISHED August 7, 2020 | News

At the grand opening Friday, visitors can pick up free meals and receive free COVID-19 testing. A new basketball court dedicated to the life of Andre Emmett, the former Carter High and Texas Tech basketball star who was killed near his Dallas home last year, will be dedicated Friday at the Oak Cliff YMCA. At the grand […]

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Nancy Lieberman – College Star, Pro Bball Player, Olympian, Coach, and…Good Company

PUBLISHED June 30, 2020 | News

And then comes Nancy Lieberman. Nancy Lieberman joined the Sacramento Kings in 2015 and became the second full-time female assistant coach in the league, and this is after she made history as the first woman to ever be named head coach in the NBA’s development league. Before making the transition to coaching, Lieberman had an […]

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‘I’ve Had The Greatest Life’: Nancy Lieberman On Basketball Career, Muhammad Ali, President Barack Obama

PUBLISHED May 21, 2020 | News

(CBS Local)– Nancy Lieberman is one of the greatest basketball players ever. The former professional basketball player grew up in Far Rockaway and spent her childhood playing hoops all over New York and Long Island at spots like Rucker Park. Known in basketball circles as “Lady Magic,” Lieberman won two national championships at Old Dominion University, […]

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Nancy Lieberman: Kobe Bryant ‘meant so much to all of us in women’s sports’

PUBLISHED May 21, 2020 | News

The Basketball Hall of Famer shared stories of her relationship with Kobe Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman opened up about her relationship with Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and how she has reflected on their lives in the nearly four months since their tragic deaths in an interview with CBS Los Angeles on Thursday. Lieberman referred […]

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Corona Chronicles: Arianna Huffington Raises Money for First Responders, Stars Use TV and Movies as Escapism and Other Personal Stories

PUBLISHED May 2, 2020 | News

Nancy Lieberman Basketball Hall of Famer I was in New Orleans on March 11 and had just finished the pre-game broadcast for the Pelicans and the Sacramento Kings. We knocked out the half-hour show like we normally do and I was walking out of the studio and our bosses said, “You have to go back […]

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