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Officials cut the ribbon on Nancy Lieberman Charities Dream Court in McKinney

PUBLISHED October 10, 2019 | News

A group of kids waited patiently Wednesday afternoon while McKinney Parks and Recreation Director Michael Kowski introduced key contributors to the new Dream Court and newly renovated Fitzhugh Park in east McKinney. The new court came to the park courtesy of a partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities, Sport Court, Covenant Church and the city of […]

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Basketball Legend Nancy Lieberman Isn’t Afraid Of Breaking New Ground — Even In ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue

PUBLISHED September 4, 2019 | News

f you read about the history of women in basketball, you’re going to read a lot about Nancy Lieberman. And a lot of what you read will involve the word “first”: after a childhood in New York City playing pickup basketball, an adolescence spent racking up medals at the Olympics and Pan American Games, and […]

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WNBA vet Nancy Lieberman on inspiring others at 61

PUBLISHED September 4, 2019 | News

Basketball is the greatest love story of my life. I fell in love with it at 10, and I’m still involved at 61. I’ve played on cement, I’ve played in the streets. I played in the WNBA at 39 and then came back and played in the WNBA at 50. I have eked out everything […]

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Power Coach Nancy Lieberman Talks BIG3 Playoffs, Women In Coaching, The Genius Of Ice Cube

PUBLISHED August 25, 2019 | News

Lady Magic is looking to make hoops history once again. When Nancy Lieberman takes the court in New Orleans this afternoon for Power’s BIG3 semifinal playoff game against the Killer 3’s, she will be trying to make history —  again — by becoming the first woman to win back-to-back championships as a head coach of a men’s professional team. […]

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A woman among boys

PUBLISHED August 10, 2019 | News

Nancy Lieberman made a name for herself playing basketball, but now she’s a coaching standout — in a men’s league. Nancy Lieberman was 7, lying on a sandlot football field near her house in Far Rockaway, New York, staring at the sky with her makeshift helmet split in half. The only thing keeping the cracked […]

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