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BECKY HAMMON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hammon says she's thankful for chance to coach summer Spurs

San Antonio assistant coach Becky Hammon has known for some time that she was going to coach the Spurs' entry in the NBA Summer League at Las Vegas. When her phone started blowing up with congratulatory messages, she correctly figured that word had leaked out. Hammon spoke to reporters in San Antonio on Saturday about the summer-league gig. The Spurs will first play in a summer league...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs Make History, Name Becky Hammon Summer League Coach

SAN ANTONIO, TX – MARCH 6: Tony Parker #9, Manu Ginobili #20 and Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs before the game against the Denver Nuggets on March 6, 2015 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images) The San Antonio Spurs do things differently than most. Rather than seeking...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hammon to become 1st female head coach of NBA summer league

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Becky Hammon is about to become the first woman to serve as the head coach of an NBA summer league team. San Antonio announced Friday that Hammon will lead the Spurs during summer league play in Las Vegas. She is entering her second season as an assistant coach for the Spurs. Spurs video coordinator Will Hardy handle the head-coaching duties for a summer-league...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Becky Hammon to become first female coach of NBA Summer League

SAN ANTONIO -- Becky Hammon is about to become the first woman to serve as the head coach of an NBA summer league team. San Antonio announced Friday that Hammon will lead the Spurs during summer league play in Las Vegas. She is entering her second season as an assistant coach for the Spurs. Spurs video coordinator Will Hardy handle the head-coaching duties for a summer-league entry...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Becky Hammon to coach Spurs summer league team

Becky Hammon will make history becoming the NBA’s first women coach when she coaches the San Antonio Spurs’ summer league team. A veteran of 16 WNBA seasons, Hammon made history by coming the first full-time assistant coach in NBA history when she joined the Spurs for the 2014-15 season. She was a six time WNBA All-Star. “Nothing in my life has really ever been easy. I...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  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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