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Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman builds ‘Dream Court’ in Springfield

PUBLISHED September 5, 2018 | News

SPRINGFIELD — Nancy Lieberman knows Springfield. She played for the Springfield Fame in the United States Basketball League in 1986, becoming the first woman to play on a men’s professional team. She was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1996. Now she’s back in a big way, overseeing the installation of a Dream […]

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Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman builds ‘Dream Court’ in Springfield

PUBLISHED September 5, 2018 | News

SPRINGFIELD — Nancy Lieberman knows Springfield. She played for the Springfield Fame in the United States Basketball League in 1986, becoming the first woman to play on a men’s professional team. She was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1996. Now she’s back in a big way, overseeing the installation of a Dream […]

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BIG3 Exit Interview: Ice Cube and the League’s Top Brass Look Forward to Year Three

PUBLISHED September 4, 2018 | News

With season two of the BIG3 in the books, the league’s top brass is excitedly looking forward to its third year. The three-on-three basketball league—co-founded by rapper, actor, writer, and producer Ice Cube—has already defied odds to a degree by making it to Year 2. The second season saw Nancy Lieberman, aided by MVP (and […]

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We spoke with Big3’s Ice Cube, Clyde Drexler, Nancy Lieberman and Amy Trask

PUBLISHED September 3, 2018 | News

After the Big3 finished its second season, we caught up with some of the top executives that helped make the league into what it is today. Ice Cube, who is the co-founder and co-CEO of the league, joined us on the call. So, too, did league commissioner and Basketball Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler. The conference […]

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BIG3 Coach of the Year Nancy Lieberman talks championships and coaching philosophies

PUBLISHED August 31, 2018 | News

A few days after winning the BIG3 Championship, Power coach Nancy Lieberman and several players were exchanging messages on a group text. A few excerpts: “Man, I really miss you guys.” “Can you believe we would be packing today to go to a city today?” “When are we going to see each other?” That sampling of texts […]

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