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BECKY HAMMON RUMORS & GOSSIP

San Antonio Spurs: Right Team, Right Time For Becky Hammon

When Becky Hammon, soon-to-be former point guard for the WNBA San Antonio Stars, was hired by San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich as a the first female full-time assistant head coach in the NBA, it made a lot of headlines and grabbed a lot of people’s attention. But no one was really all that […] San Antonio Spurs: Right Team, Right Time For Becky Hammon - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Becky Hammon on being Spurs assistant coach: 'Why couldn't I be the first?'

Even after all these years, Becky Hammon still hears the voice in her ear. The assistant coach at Colorado State was constantly on Hammon, telling her she was going to be the school's first All-American. How she was going to do this. How she was going to do that. "I'm a little girl from South Dakota, and she starts talking all this crazy stuff," the NBA's...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Gender, Sports, and Becky Hammon

When the news first came across the wire it read like any other coaching acquisition, “Spurs Hire Hammon as Assistant Coach,” but those who follow basketball recognized the news as significant considering the only Hammon currently recognized in the basketball world is retiring WNBA player Becky Hammon. Hammon has spent the last 16 seasons playing ...
Via Flyers Faithful
August 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Becky Hammon to join NBA team; makes history

Becky Hammon has joined the Spurs staff Former WNBA player Becky Hammon will become the first female regular-season, full-time assistant coach this fall as the San Antonio Spurs have hired the six-time WNBA all-star. Hammon isn’t the first female to be “with” an NBA team as Natalie Nakase was an assistant video coordinator for the Los Angeles Clippers and Lisa Boyer was a volunteer...
Via Pass The Pill
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...
Via NESN.com
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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