Basketball Player

Becky Hammon

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Age 47
Birthday March 111977
Birth Sign Pisces
City Rapid City
Country SD
Profession Basketball Player

Becky Hammon is a famous Basketball Player, born on March 11, 1977 in United States. As of December 2022, Becky Hammon’s net worth is $500 Thousand. She joined the Russian national team in 2008 and her decision was criticized by her former Team USA coach Anne Donovan, who called Hammon unpatriotic, though she later recanted her statement.

Parents Bev Hammon, Martin Hammon
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Siblings Gina Hammon, Matt Hammon
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Becky Hammon Biography

WNBA guard who was a 6-time All-Star for the New York Liberty and San Antonio Silver Stars between 2003 and 2011. In 2014, she was hired to be an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs, becoming the first female coach in NBA history. Rebecca Lynn Hammon (born March 11, 1977) is an American-Russian professional basketball coach and former player who is an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A three-time All-American basketball player for the Colorado State Rams, Hammon went on to play for the San Antonio Stars and New York Liberty of the Women’s National Basketball Association and for several other teams outside the United States. Hammon, who was born and raised in the United States, became a naturalized Russian citizen in 2008 and represented the Russian national team in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics..

She was born to Bev and Martin Hammon.

Hammon played basketball at Stevens High School in her hometown of Rapid City, South Dakota. As a junior, she was named South Dakota Miss Basketball. As a senior, she was voted the South Dakota Player of the Year after averaging 26 points, 4 rebounds and 5 steals per game. She graduated in 1995, and also was voted female class athlete by her graduating class.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Hammon was named to the team representing the United States at the 1998 William Jones Cup competition in Taipei, Taiwan. The U.S. team, coached by Nell Fortner, won all five games, earning the gold medal for the competition. Hammon scored 18 points over the five games.

Becky Hammon Net Worth

Becky Hammon is one of the richest Basketball Player & listed on most popular Basketball Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Becky Hammon‘s net worth $500 Thousand.

Net Worth $500 Thousand
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Source of Income Basketball Player
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She was a prolific scorer at Colorado State University, leading her team to a 33-3 record and the Sweet Sixteen in the 1998-99 NCAA tournament.

Hammon was named to the team representing the United States at the 1998 William Jones Cup competition in Taipei, Taiwan. The U.S. team, coached by Nell Fortner, won all five games, earning the gold medal for the competition. Hammon scored 18 points over the five games.

Undrafted during her rookie season, Hammon was signed to the WNBA on May 12, 1999 and joined the New York Liberty. She had a solid rookie season statistically, backing up starting point guard Teresa Weatherspoon. Her aggressive play at both ends of the court made her a favorite among Liberty fans. After the 2003 season, Hammon took over for Weatherspoon as the Liberty’s starting point guard and, with Vickie Johnson and Crystal Robinson, became one of the team’s co-captains in 2004.

In her first season in 2003 with the Tennessee Fury of the National Women’s Basketball League (NWBL), Hammon led the league in scoring, averaging 20.6 points per game. In 2004, Hammon signed with the Colorado Chill, a new team in the NWBL, but played in only two games because of an anterior cruciate ligament injury in her right knee sustained in the 2003 season when playing for the Liberty.

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On April 4, 2007, Hammon was traded to the WNBA’s San Antonio Silver Stars. Hammon posted career high averages of 18.8 ppg (fourth best) and 5.0 apg in 2007. She led the league in assists that year. While in San Antonio, Hammon earned the nickname “Big Shot Becky” because of her ability to make shots in important moments. Her nickname was derived from “Big Shot Bob”, a nickname given to San Antonio Spurs forward Robert Horry.

Becky Hammon Height

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Ranked on the list of most popular Basketball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Becky Hammon celebrates birthday on March 11 of every year.

Primarily used to provide instant points off the bench, Hammon had a breakout WNBA season in 2003, providing much-needed offense for the Liberty. However, her season was cut short by a knee injury. On August 16, 2005, Hammon scored her 2,000th WNBA career point. At the end of the 2005 season, she was named to the All-WNBA Second Team. In January 2007, she played her WNBA “off season” with Rivas Futura in the Spanish League.

Can Becky Hammon speak Russian?

Hammon wasn’t born in Russia, she doesn’t have any Russian heritage and she doesn’t even speak the language, but she was playing in a professional league in Russia.

Why did Becky Hammon play for Russia?

After being repeatedly overlooked by USA Basketball, Becky Hammon accepted an invitation to play for Russia at two Olympic Games. She led the team to bronze in Beijing in 2008. The profound grief throughout the WNBA following Brittney Griner’s conviction and sentencing was understandable. So, too, Becky Hammon’s fury.

How old is Becky Hammon?

45 years (March 11, 1977)

What college did Becky Hammon go to?

Colorado State University

Who is the Las Vegas Aces coach?

Becky Hammon

In 2008, after learning that she would not be invited to try out for the U.S. national team, Hammon announced she would try to claim a roster slot on the Russian national team in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Hammon became a Russian citizen in 2008. The coach of Russia’s team, Igor Grudin, was also the sports director of the CSKA team that Hammon played for in Moscow during the WNBA off-season. Hammon also signed a three-year extension with CSKA Moscow at around the same time she was named as a prospect for the national team.

In 2008, Hammon averaged 17.6 ppg, and 4.9 apg as she led the Silver Stars to a WNBA best record 24–10 and led them into the playoffs for a second straight year. In the conference semi-finals, Hammon scored 30 points in a Game 1 win against the Sacramento Monarchs. San Antonio would eventually win the series and advance to the Western Conference Finals. Following a loss in Game 1 and a win in Game 2, Hammon’s 35 points propelled the Silver Stars to a victory in Game 3 against the Los Angeles Sparks. The Silver Stars advanced to the WNBA Finals where they were defeated by the Detroit Shock 3–0.

Rebecca Lynn Hammon was born in Rapid City, South Dakota. She is a natural-born citizen of the United States and became a naturalized Russian citizen in 2008. She competed with the Russian women’s national basketball team at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Hammon learned to dribble a basketball at a very young age, playing Nerf ball with her older brother and father, and continued to hone her skills on her home court. She was raised as a devout Christian.

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