By Dennis Maffezzoli
Posted Jul 2, 2020 at 1:50 PM
Former NBA player returns to Thunder after coaching boys team for 5 years
A former NBA player is returning to a familiar bench.
Marcus Liberty, who played for the Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons during his four-year NBA career, will coach the ...
Wed, 11/28/2018 - 7:00am | Bob Asmussen
Photo by: News-Gazette
Can you believe it's been 30 years since the Flyin' Illini took college basketball by storm?
Lou Henson's 1988-89 Illinois team might be the most famous to have not won a national title.
Michigan made sure of that in the semifinals at Seattle, with Sean Higgins scoring a late ...
Summer travel basketball teams are designed to both further a players development and can be important later for college recruiting.
The younger teams will get an incredible experience in local travel, fundamentals of the game and becoming competitive. Players and families that have not participated in travel teams may be a little ...
Team Practices Can Be Lecture Heavy
Student athletes are overly distracted, and nowadays it takes a highly structured and hands-on approach to earn their attention and keep them engaged for extended periods of time. Much of the team/groups time is spent explaining and walking through offensive and defensive sets. This is vital to any ...
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BY NEIL HAYES
Marcus Liberty is not bitter. He wants to make that clear. The former King and Illinois star is living in Sarasota, Florida, near best friend and former Illini teammate Nick Anderson, and the temperature was a balmy 65 degrees earlier this week when folks in Chicago were still digging out from the ...
By DAVID HACKETT
Posted Jul 28, 2013 at 12:09 AM
Former NBA star Marcus Liberty mentors YMCA campers in Sarasota.
The bearded man in a tucked-out shirt, jeans and white sneakers gripped a basketball in one hand and walked to center court.
Sitting in a semi-circle before him at the Bari Brooks gym were 20 children from the ...
~ By Doug Fernandes
Just to be sure, I checked a tournament bracket still in play. (Not mine, the sheet of cerebrally flatline picks decomposing rapidly at the Sarasota County Landfill).
Yep, as I thought, the glasses don't need upgrading after all. Not one, not two, but three Florida schools do, in fact, comprise college basketball's ...
USA TODAY- McLean, Va.
Author: John Pitts
Date: Apr 16, 1987
Start Page: 01.C
It's not surprising that Chicago schoolboy Marcus Liberty idolizes Magic Johnson.
Liberty, USA TODAY's All-USA high school boys basketball player of the year, fits the mold cast by the Los Angeles Lakers superstar: a do-it-all performer with ...