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Lieberman introduced by D-League

Updated: November 5, 2009, 10:34 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- The first woman to play pro basketball with guys is now going to coach them.

Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman was introduced Thursday as the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks' affiliate in the NBA Development League, which will tip off in November 2010.

The D-League team is partially owned by Donnie Nelson, the Mavericks' president of basketball operations. Hiring Lieberman was his idea, and he's confident young men won't have a problem taking orders from a woman -- ...

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