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Thunder roundtable: WTLC staff previews Conference Semifinals versus Spurs

Becky Hammon with the good hair? 1. Did you see anything in the first round from the Thunder that worries, excites or otherwise interests you heading into this series? R.K. Anthony: I'll choose "D", all of the above. I'll start with what interests me going into this series. Enes Kanter. I saw Enes get tougher as the Dallas series progressed. I think he even tried to take a charge...
Via Welcome to Loud City
1 day ago

Interview This Coach Please: Becky Hammon

A very good coach who also happens to be a pioneer. Perhaps Kurt Rambis is still a shoe-in to remain head coach of the New York Knicks. What this series presupposes is ... maybe he isn't? We already know that Carmelo Anthony expects a thorough search, and we are here for you, big cat! Feel free to use these profiles, Knicks front office bros. Let's dive into a list of potential...
Via Posting and Toasting
1 day ago

Becky Hammon to become first female assistant coach in All-Star game history

Becky Hammon was the first female coach in a major American sports league and the first female to lead a team to an NBA Las Vegas Summer League title, and now she’s set to be the first female to coach in an All-Star game, NBA TV announced Friday. Congrats to @spurs Assistant Coach, @BeckyHammon! She will be the first female on an @NBAAllStar staff! pic.twitter.com/JUyqPCoT21...
Via The Comeback
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Bills hire NFL’s first full-time female assistant coach

According to a report from Pro Football Talk, the Buffalo Bills have hired Kathryn Smith to be the team’s new special teams quality control coach. Smith will be the first full-time assistant coach in NFL history. This comes a year after the Arizona Cardinals hired Jen Welter to serve as an assistant coach during training camp and the preseason. She was in charge of working with...
Via Sportsnaut
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Becky Hammon, NBA’s First Female Head Coach, Wins Summer League Title

Forget shattering glass backboards. Becky Hammon is shattering the glass ceiling instead. Hammon, a WNBA legend, made headlines last summer when she retired from the WNBA and became an assistant for San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich. This summer, Hammon again made headlines when she was tasked with leading the team’s summer league squad, becoming the league’s first...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The 14 'Wonder Women' athletes of 2014

The stunts and skills professional athletes perform are superhuman compared to those we, the couch-sitting observers, have ever attempted to take out. I mean carry out. Takeout is the food..... The post The 14 Wonder Women Athletes Of 2014 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Hammon and the Spurs are a good fit

It was the biggest offseason news from the San Antonio Spurs this past summer. They made a historic move as they hired former San Antonio Stars guard Becky Hammon to be an assistant coach, making her the first paid female assistant coach in NBA history. Fast forward a few months and it seems Hammon and […]
Via Project Spurs
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs hire WNBA star Becky Hammon as assistant

Becky Hammon has been defying the odds her entire basketball life. Now, the ultimate underdog is preparing for her biggest challenge yet. Hammon accepted a coaching position with the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, making her the first full-time paid female NBA assistant coach. She will begin her new job when her current one, playing in the WNBA for the San Antonio Stars, is over at...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

GALLERY: Women trailblazers in sports

Becky Hammon broke barriers on Tuesday after she became the first paid assistant coach in NBA history. That said, the new San Antonio Spurs assistant is not the first and she won’t be the last woman to accomplish an unprecedented feat in the world of sports. Throughout the last century, women have paved the road for the future generations by either dominating in the Olympics, tennis...
Via NESN.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WNBA star Hammon hired as Spurs assistant coach

The San Antonio Spurs didn't shake up their roster this offseason. Their coaching staff is a different story. The NBA champions announced the hiring veteran WNBA player Becky Hammon as an assistant coach Tuesday. Hammon is the second female assistant coach in NBA history. "I very much look forward to the addition of Becky Hammon to our staff," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said in a...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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