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Nassau County Government: Curran Is Joined By Basketball Legend Nancy Lieberman, And Others Unveil “Dream Courts”

PUBLISHED September 25, 2021 | News

Inwood, NY – Women’s basketball icon and New York native Nancy Lieberman joined Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, State Senator Todd Kaminsky, County Legislator Carrié Solages and local youth athletes today in Inwood Park to unveil the first of five “Dream Courts” to be installed in County parks. The new state-of-the art basketball courts are […]

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Two new basketball courts honoring Kobe, Gianna Bryant coming to West Philly this fall

PUBLISHED August 27, 2021 | News

The project is spearheaded by the foundation that was started in tribute to the late Hall of Famer and his daughter Kobe Bryant’s far-reaching basketball legacy will now become further cemented at Tustin Playground in West Philly. Two new basketball courts honoring the late Hall of Famer and his daughter Gianna are coming to the […]

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Nancy Lieberman among recipients for Joe Lapchick Character Award

PUBLISHED August 24, 2021 | News

Pete Gillen, Len Elmore and Nancy Lieberman will be honored at a luncheon on Sept. 24 in New York. NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Gillen, Len Elmore and Nancy Lieberman will be this year’s recipients of the Joe Lapchick Character Award. Gillen helped the Xavier Musketeers to the NCAA Tournament seven times and won 202 […]

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DEADSPIN: NBA DRAGS FEET ON HIRING WOMEN HEAD COACHES WHILE ANOTHER HOOPS LEAGUE PROVES HOW STUPID THAT IS

PUBLISHED July 20, 2021 | News

BIG3’S LIEBERMAN, LESLIE WIN TROPHIES, POINT WAY TO INCLUSIVE, EQUITABLE FUTURE OF SPORTS Later this week, when the New Orleans Pelicans officially name Willie Green their eighth head coach in franchise history, the NBA will wrap up a historic offseason of head coaching hires. Of the league’s seven new head coaches, six are Black. Five […]

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ESPN’s Jay Harris helps fund ‘Dream Court’ in Newport News in partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities

PUBLISHED June 22, 2021 | News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — The Boys & Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula has a new outdoor basketball court thanks to two of Old Dominion University’s most notable alumni. The “Dream Court” was unveiled Monday at the Boys & Girls Club’s Great Hampton Roads Unit at 629 Hampton Avenue in Newport News. Nancy Lieberman […]

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