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Ailene Voisin: Kings assistant Nancy Lieberman took long, winding road to NBA

The NBA is a game of angles and connections, which is why the hiring of Nancy Lieberman as a Kings assistant is such a head-scratcher. What took so long? Lieberman's robust Rolodex is probably trumped only by her life experiences. She has competed in the Olympics, starred at Old Dominion, played and coached in several professional leagues, worked as a television commentator. Years before joining George Karl's staff, the Brooklyn, N.Y., native coached the Dallas Mavericks' NBA Development League team into the playoffs, then moved into the front office as assistant general manager. And somewhere along the way well before the WNBA was conceived and the notion of women...

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