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Nancy Lieberman Named Sacramento Kings Assistant Coach

SAN FRANCISCO — New Sacramento Kings assistant Nancy Lieberman recalls a conversation with Pat Riley a couple of years ago when she explained to the Miami Heat executive how much she wanted to keep coaching at basketball's highest level.

"When I said to him, 'You know, I really would like to coach,' and he said, 'You would?' and he goes, 'Nancy, if you want something you have to tell people what you want,"' she said. "I didn't want to be that pushy broad. I just normally assumed: 'Well, I'm Nancy, I've been around the game my whole life; they should know this. They should have a crystal ball and know what I want.' That was absolutely horrible thinking on my side. The...