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‘Fire’ to ‘Magic’

PUBLISHED October 7, 2014 | News, Sports

Rucker Park is where Lady Magic got her start. Nancy Lieberman’s basketball roots can be traced to that famed court in Harlem, where a 12-year-old from Far Rockaway would change trains in Penn Station, get off at the 155th street stop after a near hour trip and walk right into Rucker Park. “These guys would […]

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What It’s Like for a Woman to Coach Men’s Professional Basketball

PUBLISHED August 7, 2014 | News, Sports

Advice to Becky Hammon from the first female to coach a professional men’s team In the NBA, there are head coaches, assistant coaches, strength coaches, player-development coaches, conditioning coaches, mind coaches and many others. Until this week, they all had one thing in common: they were men. Why not a female coach? Women have a […]

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Female Mavs Legend Talks Hiring Of Spurs Female Coach

PUBLISHED August 5, 2014 | News, Sports

NORTH TEXAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – On a basketball court in Frisco, Nancy Lieberman doesn’t see boys and girls. She sees only players. After the San Antonio Spurs made the announcement that Becky Hammon will be the first paid female assistant coach in NBA history, Lieberman said she’s starting to feel the same about coaching staffs. […]

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Q&A With Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED June 20, 2014 | News, Sports

ScoreBoardTX sat down recently with Basketball Hall-of-Famer and local sports icon Nancy Lieberman to talk LeBron, the Spurs, the Mavs, Dirk and her upcoming basketball camps for kids. Lieberman’s resume reads like a no other’s – two-time Olympian, three-time All American, two-time collegiate national champion, two-time National Player of the Year at Old Dominion University, […]

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Nancy Lieberman Foundation lands a slam dunk with Dream Ball

PUBLISHED April 18, 2014 | News, Sports

More than 400 people, including many celebrity athletes and coaches, attended the third annual Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital Dream Ball in support of the Nancy Lieberman Foundation at the Omni Dallasdowntown. They don’t call her “Lady Magic” for nothing: It just so happens that one of the greatest figures in all […]

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