Inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as a player in 1996 and into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999, Lieberman is an accomplished basketball player, coach, two-time Olympian, broadcaster, and writer. In November 2009, Nancy Lieberman became the first woman to coach a professional men’s basketball team. The CEO of Horrow Sports Ventures (HSV) hosts “Beyond the $coreboard” on the Nightly Business Report and serves as a sport business analyst for Fox Sports, Bloomberg TV...
Nancy Lieberman is regarded as one of the greatest figures in women’s basketball. Inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as a player in 1996 and into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999, Lieberman is an accomplished basketball player, coach, two-time Olympian, broadcaster, and writer. In an interview with Ron Barr on Sports Byline USA Nancy Lieberman offers tips from her book, Basketball for Women, 2E and discusses how to be a resilient player.
Champaign, IL—Tamika Catchings and Angel McCoughtry may be talented on the court, but basketball legend Nancy Lieberman says their winning attitude, not just their physical abilities, propelled them to basketball stardom. In the new edition of her book, Basketball for Women (Human Kinetics, 2011), Lieberman shares what she has learned throughout her legendary basketball career and explains that striving for greatness means never backing down from challenges no matter the obstacle. In ...
The three keys to rebounding are positioning, boxing out, and using your leverage. After pivoting, use your rear end to make contact with your opponent(figure 10.2a), which prevents her from going forward to rebound the ball. In player-to-player defense, each player is responsible for boxing out the person she is guarding.
The fast break should be performed with speed; players need to pass the ball quickly up the floor before the defense can recover. Defenses are in scramble mode as players try to get back, identify their player, and help out teammates. 3. The first defensive player to gain control of the ball outlets to one of the two players stepping onto the court.
The school is making a financial and educational commitment to you, and that commitment is a two-way street. 1. What is the coach’s graduation rate as coach at this school? Do you want to attend a big school or a small school?
To set a screen, you first need to identify the person you will screen. After you set a screen, you should perform a reverse pivot as you see your teammate going off your screen. If the defense has jumped to the ball handler and gotten over the screen, you should keep rolling.
Many of Human Kinetics’ authors have achieved world-renowned success in their sports, coaching world champions and Olympic athletes to top positions and medals. In 2010, Davis won the biggest accolade of his coaching career when he was named the National Coach of the Year by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Since 1994, he has been coaching U.S. national teams, junior national teams, and U.S. national collegiate teams at the World Taekwondo championships.