Tim Cline is the ex-husband of former WNBA star player turned coach, Nancy Lieberman. The two were married for 13 years prior to their divorce.
Tim’s former wife is a Hall of Fame women’s basketball player and coaching pioneer who became the first woman to coach a professional men’s basketball team in November 2009, when she took over the Texas Legends, then of the NBA Developmental League.
The Brooklyn, New York native was born July 1, 1958; she took an interest in playing sports at a young age focusing on basketball. Heavily recruited out of high school she chose to attend Old Dominion University in Virginia -where she led the team to two national basketball championships in 1979 and 1980 with a 72–2 record.
Lieberman began her professional career playing wiht the Dallas Diamonds. During her career she also played with the Springfield Fame, the Long Island Knights, the Phoenix Mercury and the Detroit Shock.
From 1998–2000 she served as the head coach and general manager of the WNBA Detroit Shock team. She was elected to New York Public Schools Athletic League Hall of Fame as early as 1979.
Lieberman later was the second woman to be an NBA assistant coach, working with the Mavericks. Lieberman, currently serves as a television analyst for the New Orleans Pelicans.
In addition Lieberman is also the owner of marketing company Pro Motion Events.
Following her nuptials to Tim Cline, she began to use the name, Nancy Lieberman-Cline.
Tim Cline and Lieberman tied the knot on May 18, 1988. Cline who is a former NBA player met Lieberman when they both became teammates while playing whit the Washington Generals. He is currently a sports marketing executive.
Tim Cline also played for the New Haven, Connecticut Skyhawks of the USBL. The couple was married from 1988 until 2001- during that time they welcomed four kids; T.J. Cline, Macy Cline, Schaefer Cline and Carson Cline.
Their son, Timothy Joseph “T. J.” Cline -is a basketball player for Hapoel Holon of the Israeli Premier League.
Tim and Lieberman divorced in 2001 but said they remained united in parenthood. Tim Cline also has three children from a second marriage.
Tim Cline is currently married to Cassidy Cline. He is listed on social media as a former SVP at Learfield Sports.
He attended Edina West Senior High School and later studied at University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.