Becky Hammon To Coach Spurs’ Summer League Team

by July 03, 2015

Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon will coach the Spurs’ summer league team in Las Vegas.

Hammon, the NBA’s first female full-time assistant coach, will be the first woman to serve as the head coach of an NBA summer league team.

From the Express-News:

Becky Hammon, who made history last season as the NBA’s first full-time female assistant, has been tabbed to coach the Spurs’ entry in the Las Vegas Summer League later this month.


“I’m excited,” Hammon said in an interview with the Express-News on Friday. “I think it will give me a chance to grow as a coach. I want to work on getting our guys better. It’s got to be about them.”


The Spurs summer league squad — which is expected to include second-year forward Kyle Anderson, second-round draft pick Cady Lalanne and 2011 draft pick Adam Hanga — held its first workout Friday afternoon.