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BECKY HAMMON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hammon’s tough road led to history with Spurs

Becky Hammon never took ‘no’ for an answer. She went undrafted because teams did not want to take a chance on her due to her height. She never gave up and finally joined the New York Liberty and eight years later came to the Alamo City and played the final eight years of her career […]
Via Project Spurs
March 07, 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.
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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

Fan React: Spurs fans and the POTUS welcome Hammon to the team

As if the San Antonio Spurs had not proved worthy of their title of “trailblazers” enough, they recently hired San Antonio Stars guard, Becky Hammon, as the first full-time female assistant coach in NBA history. However, Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich made it clear Tuesday in a statement, that Hammon’s assignment had nothing to do with […]
Via Project Spurs
August 07, 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...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Primary topics from Becky Hammon Conference Call

With Tuesday’s news of the San Antonio Spurs hiring WNBA Silver Stars guard Becky Hammon as an assistant coach with the Spurs next season, Hammon herself fielded questions from the media in a conference call Tuesday afternoon. Here were some of the primary topics from Hammon’s call. Hammon on how she feels and the challenges […]
Via Project Spurs
August 05, 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

Spurs Hire Becky Hammon As First Female Assistant Coach In NBA History

The San Antonio Spurs made a potentially landscape-altering coaching decision on Tuesday afternoon. The Spurs announced that they have hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. Hammon will become the first female assistant coach in NBA history. “I very much look forward to the addition of Becky Hammon to our staff,” Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said in a statement released...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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