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Category: News

Nancy Lieberman Charities donates hoops courts to Nassau County

PUBLISHED March 25, 2021 | News

Nancy Lieberman Charities, founded by the iconic and groundbreaking basketball player from Queens, is donating five new hoops courts valued at $325,000 to Nassau County. Two of the locations are in the Five Towns – Inwood Park and North Woodmere Park – the third is Wantagh Park with the two remaining sites to be identified […]

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‘Am I surprised? No, why should I be surprised?’: Nancy Lieberman on the recent NCAA weight room controversy and inequalities in sports

PUBLISHED March 23, 2021 | News

A controversy erupted recently when a video went viral showing the discrepancies between the men’s and women’s weight room at the NCAA’s March Madness . Nancy Lieberman, who spent decades playing and coaching women’s basketball at the championship level says it’s not a new problem and it’s not just limited to weight rooms or even […]

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Dallas’s Nancy Lieberman says NCAA gets a ‘big, fat F’ for women’s tournament blunders

PUBLISHED March 22, 2021 | News

“They have failed,” said the legendary basketball player and coach. “It’s not just the weights. It’s the thought process.” DALLAS — The NCAA was so proud of the expansive weight room built at the men’s March Madness tournament in Indianapolis, a time lapse video showing construction was posted to Instagram. The women who made it […]

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Andre Emmett Dream Court dedicated at Duran Park

PUBLISHED October 27, 2020 | News

Last month, the Lubbock City Council approved the building of an Andre Emmett Dream Court at Duran Park. The park is located at 26th Street and Kewanee Avenue. The basketball court is in honor of Emmett, who is Texas Tech Basketball’s all-time leading scorer. Emmett was murdered in September of last year. Over the weekend, a […]

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Culver, Lieberman Dedicate Dream Court

PUBLISHED October 26, 2020 | News

Nancy Lieberman Charities has teamed up with Texas Tech University and The Culver Foundation to give the City of Lubbock a brand new Dream Court. The new Dream Court is located at Duran Park in Lubbock. This court will serve as a safe play space for youth in the community to interact with friends, family and […]

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Dream Court becomes reality for Lubbock

PUBLISHED October 25, 2020 | News

Duran Park in Lubbock received a boost in not just looks but in dreams with the new Dream Court being installed recently. The Dream Court was donated by Nancy Lieberman Charities with Texas Tech and along with The Culver Foundation, established by former first-round pick out of Texas Tech and current Minnesota Timberwolf, Jarrett Culver. […]

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5,000 Donated Masks Headed To South Dallas Students, Teachers And Community: ‘Masking Up Is Critical’

PUBLISHED October 23, 2020 | News

Nancy Lieberman Charities donated 5,000 more masks to the City of Dallas, Mayor Eric Johnson announced Friday. The mask donation is the third — and the largest — made by the nonprofit led by basketball legend Nancy Lieberman during the COVID-19 pandemic. The masks will be distributed by Pastor Maxie Johnson, a Dallas ISD trustee, […]

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Andre Emmett Dream Court getting built in Lubbock

PUBLISHED September 22, 2020 | News

Several groups have come together to build an Andre Emmett Dream Court in West Lubbock. The basketball court will go at Duran Park, which is located at 26th Street and Kewanee Avenue. The park is near the J.T. & Margaret Talkington Boys & Girls Club. “I know Andre’s family is very appreciative of the City […]

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New basketball court at Oak Cliff YMCA will honor memory of slain hometown star Andre Emmett

PUBLISHED August 7, 2020 | News

At the grand opening Friday, visitors can pick up free meals and receive free COVID-19 testing. A new basketball court dedicated to the life of Andre Emmett, the former Carter High and Texas Tech basketball star who was killed near his Dallas home last year, will be dedicated Friday at the Oak Cliff YMCA. At the grand […]

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Nancy Lieberman – College Star, Pro Bball Player, Olympian, Coach, and…Good Company

PUBLISHED June 30, 2020 | News

And then comes Nancy Lieberman. Nancy Lieberman joined the Sacramento Kings in 2015 and became the second full-time female assistant coach in the league, and this is after she made history as the first woman to ever be named head coach in the NBA’s development league. Before making the transition to coaching, Lieberman had an […]

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