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A new ‘next game’ for Hall of Fame basketball player Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED January 11, 2011 | News

Hall of Fame player Nancy Lieberman has traded her basketball sneakers for high heels, but she’s no less determined as she coaches men in the NBA Development League. Reporting from Frisco, Texas — Someone told the girl about Rucker Park in Harlem, told her that all the best players gathered there for pickup games. Harlem […]

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Lieberman Is Back in Men’s Game, in New Role

PUBLISHED December 23, 2010 | News, Sports

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Two and a half hours before tipoff, before a single fan had entered the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and before she had donned her pink blouse, necklace and high heels, the player who once dared to dribble among men was making her case to be more than one of the […]

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Breaking Barriers in the Sports World

PUBLISHED November 19, 2010 | News

Link To Video: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/4427339/breaking-barriers-in-the-sports-world-/?#sp=show-clips

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Nancy Lieberman, Legends ready to go

PUBLISHED November 18, 2010 | News

History will be made tonight when the Frisco-based Texas Legends, the NBA Development League team co-owned by Dallas Mavericks president Donnie Nelson, open their inaugural season with head coach and Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman on the bench. Lieberman, 52, is set to become the first woman to coach a professional men’s basketball team when […]

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Texas Legends NBADL opener: Lieberman set to become first woman to coach NBA affiliate

PUBLISHED November 1, 2010 | News

FRISCO – If it weren’t Nancy Lieberman, this wouldn’t look so natural. A slender 5-8 woman is crouching on a hardwood court gazed upon by a dozen breathing, sweating, balling, human-equivalents of the Sears Tower who also happen to be male, and she’s the one offering rebounding instruction. “This little box-out here, that’s rec league,” […]

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