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
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
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.
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
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.
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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 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, […]
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
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
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
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
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
"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.
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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
After a historic romp over the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs are again putting themselves in rare company. On Tuesday, the organization announced via NBA.com that it's made Becky Hammon just the second female coach in NBA history. As ESPN.com notes, " Hammon is not the first woman hired to be an NBA assistant. Show More Summary
A retiring Women’s National Basketball Association player is lining up a prestigious new job. On Tuesday, the San Antonio Spurs hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach; marking the second time in National Basketball Association history that a woman has served on a coaching staff. In an NBA press release, the Spurs’ head coach, Greg
The San Antonio Spurs have never been known to try and fit in. They just do what they feel is right in the name of winning. Proof of that is their recent move to hire Becky Hammon as an assistant coach, becoming the first woman to be paid by an NBA team as an assistant. […]