Becky Hammon is an American-Russian basketball coach. She is the assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs. She is also a basketball player. Becky is a three-time All-American for the Colorado State Rams. She also made her WNBA career with the San Antonio Stars and the New York Liberty.
Becky Hammon has been in the history books for becoming the first female full-time assistant coach when she joined the Spurs in 2014. She also was the head coach for the team in the Summer League. Hammon also got the chance to showcase her head coach skills when she became the first female acting head coach for the Spurs against the Los Angeles Lakers. Becky is on the path to creating history yet again.
Becky Hammon Becomes The First Female Finalist For A Head Coach Position
The six-time WNBA All-Star, Becky Hammon has made it to the news yet again for creating history. The Portland Trail Blazers are on the hunt for a new head coach for the 2022 season. Hammon is on her way to possibly becoming the first-ever female head coach in the history of the NBA. The 44-year-old might just be what the Trail Blazers need for a ring.
Will She become the first-ever female head coach only time will tell. Her competitions are with Brooklyn Nets assistant coach, Mike D’Antoni, The Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach, Chauncey Billups and the Los Angeles Lakers coach, Jason Kidd.
She is the first woman to go into the final stages of an NBA HC search pic.twitter.com/NhEJybRrYr
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The Portland Trail Blazers finished the regular season, sixth on the Western Conference. In round one they were up against the Denver Nuggets. Damian Lillard and co put up a great fight but they did not make it past the first round of the playoffs and were eliminated in six games.