Nancy Lieberman

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Basketball Icon Nancy Lieberman Continues Her Hoop Dreams Coaching in the NBA D-League

Nancy Lieberman has been breaking basketball barriers for almost four decades, and she's not done yet. The 52-year-old Hall of Famer is currently in the midst of her first season as the first female head coach at the NBA level, calling the shots for the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League (the equivalent of Triple-A baseball). Being a pioneer in the sport is nothing new for Lieberman, whose accomplishments are, well, legendary: Olympic silver medalist at age 18; two-time collegiate player of the year while leading Old Dominion University to back-to-back national titles; first woman to play in a men's pro league; player, coach and general manager in the WNBA. Lieberman isn't shy about her competitive nature, but she's not afraid to show a softer side with her players.read more

Nancy Lieberman Suits Up for the WNBA at Age 50

Nancy Lieberman will not be calling Thursday night's WNBA game between the Detroit Shock and the Houston Comets. Instead, the 50-year-old Basketball Hall of Famer will be playing for the Shock. The team has signed Lieberman to a seven-day contract (and her ESPN job will be waiting for her should the contract not be extended). "It is an amazing opportunity to continue to play the game I love," Lieberman told espn.com. read more

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