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Nancy Lieberman has new venture to add to resume

Nancy Lieberman has become the first woman to coach a men's basketball team affiliated with the NBA. Lieberman is the head coach of the Texas Legends, who are in their first season in the NBA D-League. Some have called it a publicity stunt, but Mavericks GM and Legends owner Donnie Nelson says he considers his hire of Lieberman "groundbreaking."

Updated: January 25, 2011, 11:25 AM ET

Nancy Lieberman has become the first woman to coach a men's basketball team affiliated with the NBA. Lieberman is the head coach of the Texas Legends, who are in their first season in the NBA Developmental League. Some have called it a publicity stunt, but Dallas Mavericks GM and Legends owner Donnie Nelson says he considers his hire of Lieberman "groundbreaking." Sunday on "Outside the Lines," Jay Harris examined the story.



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