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Spurs sign forward JaMychal Green

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed forward JaMychal Green. Green, 6-8/230, was a member of the Spurs 2014 Summer League team in Las Vegas. In six games he averaged 7.8 points and 6.5 rebounds in 16.2 minutes. The Montgomery, Ala. native spent last season playing in the French Pro A League for Roanne, [...]

Male Basketball Coach Says a Female Coach Could Never "Mold Boys Into Successful Men"

Yesterday, the San Antonio Spurs hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach, making her the first female full-time member of an NBA coaching staff. But as the professional league makes gender progress, college basketball is slipping. According...Show More Summary

When Will the San Antonio Spurs Become a True Free-Agent Destination?

With the recent hiring of longtime WNBA legend Becky Hammon, the San Antonio Spurs proved once again theirs is a franchise determined to remain ahead of the curve. Winning five championships over the last 16 years doesn ’t hurt, either. So...Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs Showing Why They're the Gold Standard for All NBA Teams

The 2014 NBA Finals were only the beginning. Gregg Popovich's San Antonio Spurs have made the most of their time in the spotlight, reminding us how real teams play and how they are built. While the rest of the league preoccupied itself...Show More Summary

Meet Becky Hammon: The NBA's First Female Coach

3 weeks agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Source: Facebook user Becky Hammon The San Antonio Spurs made headlines yesterday: they've hired the first female full-time coach in NBA history. After 16 years on the court, WNBA star Becky Hammon will be moving on to the Spurs' staff...Show More Summary

Spurs Hire NBA’s First Female Coach

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

The San Antonio Spurs announced Tuesday that they had hired retiring WNBA star Becky Hammond as an assistant coach for the 2014-2015 season, making her the first female coach in the NBA.

Gregg Popovich, the NBA’s trailblazer

In just a few short weeks, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich made two trailblazing recruiting moves. In mid-July, the team announced that Euroleague legend Ettore Messina would join the Spurs as an assistant coach, potentially putting him in line to become the first European-born coach to lead a National Basketball Association team. Show More Summary

The Brilliant Marketing of the Spurs' Becky Hammon Hire

It's great that the NBA's San Antonio Spurs hired Becky Hammon to be the league's first full-time female assistant coach--without any of the expected self-congratulations.

Kawhi Leonard Beats Michael Jordan in Hot Shot (VIDEO)

You can’t win ‘em all, Mike. San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, the 2014 NBA Finals MVP and a Jordan Brand endorsee, teamed up with a kid and took down […] The post Kawhi Leonard Beats Michael Jordan in Hot Shot (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

A.M. Links: Incumbents Win on Primary Tuesday, John Kerry Calls For "Bigger" Approach During Temporary Gaza Ceasefire, San Antonio Spurs Hire Becky Hammon

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

Incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts defeated a Tea Party challenger in the Republican primary in Kansas. Reps. Tim Huelskamp and Mike Pompeo, who won as Tea Party candidates in 2010, survived "anti-Washington" challenges. So did Rep. Justin Amash...Show More Summary

Good morning, the Spurs keep on winning

That and much more in Wednesday's NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. OF COURSE THE SPURS: San Antonio hired retiring WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. Show More Summary

The Spurs Hire Former WNBA Star Becky Hammon as an Assistant Coach (Tweet)

The San Antonio Spurs have picked up Becky Hammon, the second female assistant coach in the league, presumably to teach Manu Ginboli and Tony Parker to stop flopping and play the game like men. Or something. The move is a big one for the Spurs, as Hammon has 16 years of WNBA experience behind her, […]

Spurs Make Becky Hammon the NBA’s First Female Full-Time Coach

4 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

Wikimedia Commons/Becky Hammon (CC-BY-SA) After 16 years playing basketball for the WNBA, San Antonio Stars point guard Becky Hammon is moving on—to the sidelines. To coach male players for the NBA. Although this is a major move figuratively...Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs hire first female assistant coach in NBA history

Six-time WNBA all-star Becky Hammon will become the first full-time, paid assistant coach in the NBA starting next season. Photo by Becky Hammon Becky Hammon is hanging up her playing shoes and lacing up her coaching ones, all whileShow More Summary

This Woman Just Shattered One of Pro Sports’ Most Enduring Glass Ceilings

The San Antonio Spurs confirmed today what was already clear: The NBA is, by far, the most progressive Big Four sports league when it comes to gender equity. The team announced the hiring of Becky Hammon, a six-time All-Star with the WNBA's San Antonio Stars, as an assistant coach. Show More Summary

Roy Hibbert's Resurgence Is More Critical Than Ever for Indiana Pacers

Even before Paul George's leg snapped in two and ruined the Indiana Pacers' 2014-15 title hopes, Roy Hibbert was working to reinvent himself. After two summers training with San Antonio Spurs icon Tim Duncan, Hibbert has turned his attention...Show More Summary

NBA's San Antonio Spurs Hire First Female Assistant Coach

The San Antonio Spurs are not only are an incredible franchise when it comes to winning championships, but they also just broke ground on equality hiring for women. There's a reason the San Antonio Spurs are one of best organizations...Show More Summary

Spurs Hire NBA's First Female Full-Time Assistant Coach

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

"I'm just thrilled for the opportunity to coach these unbelievable athletes," WNBA star Becky Hammon says at a news conference announcing her hire by San Antonio.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

LOL. Sex education classes should really be starting at age 10. The San Antonio Spurs hired Becky Hammon, making her the second female assistant coach ever in the NBA. 15 trailblazing women who helped create the internet. Julia Serano reacts to that “What Is a Woman?” article in the New Yorker. An open letter on reproductive justice and “choice,” [...]

Becky Hammon Hired by San Antonio Sports as First-Ever Female Assistant Coach

Becky Hammon will retire after 16 years in the WNBA at the end of this season. But she already has her next gig lined up. The six-time All-Star has been hired by the San Antonio Spurs as an assistant coach to Gregg Popovich. "I very much look forward to the addition of Becky Hammon to our staff," Popovich said in a statement Tuesday. Show More Summary

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