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Category: News

NANCY LIEBERMAN: PLAYING WITH POWER

PUBLISHED June 18, 2022 | News

Sometimes things just feel like fate. When Basketball Hall of Famer and Power Coach Nancy Lieberman was a high schooler growing up in Queens, she would take the subway to Harlem and go to the legendary Rucker Park. She managed to get herself in the game, and once she got in, there was no getting […]

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Basketball court dedicated to Kobe, Gianna Bryant opens in West Philadelphia

PUBLISHED June 16, 2022 | News

The late NBA player’s wife Vanessa attended the event at Tustin Playground with her three daughters A mural of the late NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in Overbrook Park makes it seem like the two are watching over a new basketball court built in their honor. The addition to Tustin Playground was […]

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Vanessa Bryant Visits New Basketball Courts Dedicated To Kobe And Gianna

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Vanessa Bryant shared photos and videos of two new basketball courts constructed in honor of her late husband Kobe and daughter Gianna in Philadelphia. The 40-year-old uploaded them on her Instagram page Tuesday after attending the opening of the basketball courts in Tustin playground, located in the former Los Angeles Lakers star’s hometown of Philadelphia. The courts were constructed […]

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Vanessa Bryant wore Kobe Bryant’s high school varsity jacket to the opening of a new basketball court in honor of her late husband and daughter in Philadelphia.

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Vanessa Bryant visited a new mural depicting her late husband Kobe and daughter Gianna this week. The former model, 40, posted a photo to Instagram on Tuesday of herself in front of the mural, which is located in Kobe’s hometown of Philadelphia. In the pic, she was wearing Kobe’s Lower Merion Aces high school varsity jacket. According […]

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Vanessa Bryant stands in front of mural honoring late Kobe and Gigi Bryant in Philadelphia: ‘Where my husband’s love for basketball all began’

PUBLISHED June 15, 2022 | News

Vanessa Bryant took to Instagram Tuesday with a shot in front of a new mural in Philadelphia dedicated to her late husband Kobe Bryant and their daughter Gigi. Vanessa, 40, donned the late NBA icon’s varsity jacket from Lower Merion High School in Philadelphia as she stood in front of the artwork. Vanessa said in the caption she was […]

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Kobe & Gianna Bryant Honored With Beautiful New Dream Court in Philadelphia PA

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It’s been over two years since we lost NBA great Kobe Bryant and his 13 year-old daughter Gianna, along with 7 others in the tragic California helicopter crash, and this week, his wife Vanessa and her daughters helped unveil a beautiful new tribute to them in Philadelphia. Kobe was a Philadelphia native, and it’s where he grew to love the […]

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Kobe Bryant and Gianna Honoured With a Beautiful Memorial at Tustin Playground, the Lakers Legend’s Childhood Cornerstone in Philadelphia

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Kobe Bryant’s wife Vanessa Marie Bryant is continuing Kobe’s legacy by doing everything in her power to help those in need after his death. With a basketball court in mind, the Mamba family is doing everything possible. This surprise will also help the kids at Tustin Playground in West Philly to discover their basketball talents. The […]

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12 Iconic Moments Female Athletes Inspired Us All

PUBLISHED June 8, 2022 | News

Fifty years ago, Title IX legalized every woman’s right to equality — and has made a massive impact on women in sports ever since. This civil rights law prohibits sex-based discrimination in any education program with funding from the federal government. In order to celebrate the fifty year mark of this historic law, ESPN+ and […]

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BIG3 tips off 12-week schedule in June with stops in Chicago, Dallas

PUBLISHED May 19, 2022 | News

The BIG3 is returning to a tour model and will tip off its fifth season on June 18 in Chicago, sources told Yahoo Sports. The 12-week season will be held in Chicago and Dallas and will feature the league’s first All-Star Game in the Bahamas. There will be two weeks of postseason action once the […]

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Hoophall, Springfield Public Forum to celebrate 50th anniversary of Title IX: ‘James Naismith wanted this game to be played by everyone’

PUBLISHED May 17, 2022 | News

SPRINGFIELD — Nancy Lieberman’s voice echoed throughout the Jerry Colangelo Court of Dreams at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Tuesday morning as she reflected on the future of women in sports. “There’s many young ladies — little girls that are two, three, four years old that need to know if they’re great, they can […]

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