|Date of Birth:||1977, March 11|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inch|
|Birth Name||Rebecca Lynn Hammon|
|Famous Name||Becky Hammon|
|Nationality||American / Russian|
|Birth Place||Rapid City, South Dakota|
|Currently Working For||San Antonio Spurs|
|Net Worth||500,000 US Dollars|
|Weight in KG||62 kg|
|Affair with||Tony Parker|
|Started career as||Basketball Player|
|School attended||Stevens High School|
|University attended||Colorado State University|
|Full Name||Rebecca Lynn Hammon|
On August 5, 2014, Becky Hammon was hired by the Spurs as the assistant coach making her the second female assistant coach and the first full-time assistant coach in the Basketball history in North America. Becky has played for several of the teams inside and outside of the United States. Continue to read for information on her career, net worth, personal life, family and more.
Rebecca Lynn "Becky" Hammon was born in the United States in the city of South Dakota called Rapid City on March 11, 1977. She is a national of America but she became a naturalized Russian citizen in 2008 and represented the Russian National Team in Basketball in 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Hammon was born to parents Martin and Bev Hammon. She has two siblings, one brother, and one sister.
Becky Hammon started playing basketball since her early age. While at the high school, she played for Stevens High School. She was a junior South Dakota Miss Basketball and as a senior, she was voted as the South Dakota Player of the Year.
Moving onto Hammon's career, her career seemed to have risen playing for Colorado State University. Hammon was awarded the Colorado Sportsman of the Year, WAC Mountain Division player of the year for 1998-1999 seasons and Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award from the Woman Basketball Coaches Association. Becky Hammon was also inducted in the Colorado State University Sports Hall of Fame in 2005.
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To mention her professional career, Becky Hammon was signed to WNBA in 1999 and joined New York Liberty. She had the solid rookie season statistically. Hammon is noted for her aggressive style of play and scoring from both ends of the court which made her popular among the Liberty fans. She has scored 5000 career points from the WNBA making her the seventh player in WNBA history to have scored those points.
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Becky Hammon has played for several teams, New York Liberty, Trentino Rovereto Basket, Rivas Ecopolis, San Antonio Stars, CSKA Moscow, Ros Casares Valencia, Orenburg, and Spartak. She was part of the US team that won a gold medal in 1998 Jones Cup along with Nancy Lieberman.
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Becky was once pulled in controversy for being unpatriotic after she became a naturalized Russian citizen. She made the decision after learning that she would not be invited to try out for the U.S national team. Becky was eager to play in the Olympics which led her to make such decision and it was not because of finance as she had stated. Her decision to play for Russia became controversial in American Basketball as well. She had received the Bronze medal in 2008 Beijing Olympics from the Russian National Team.
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Becky started coaching since 2014 to the San Antonio Spurs as a full-time assistant coach after taking retirement as the professional basketball player. Hammon led the Spurs to the Las Vegas Summer League title on July 20, 2015. She was promoted to fill the spot vacated by James Borrego on the team's roster of assistant coaches.
Talking about her personal life, Becky Hammon is seemingly single. There have been rumors that she is a lesbian and currently in a relationship with girlfriend Brenda Milano. However, it has not been confirmed yet. Hammon is not married and she doesn't have any children either.
There was once rumor in 2011 that she was in relation with Tony Parker but the news has not been confirmed and seemed to be airy. Parker is also already married to Axelle Francine. So, it seems Hammon does not have a man in her life. Moreover, she has not come out as a lesbian either.
Becky Hammon has earned a great deal of money from her career as a basketball player and coach. Her salary has boosted her net worth. The exact figure of Hammon's salary is currently unknown.
However, we can assume that she gets paid well by her employer. It is estimated that Hammon has a net worth of $500,000 as of 2018. She is living a comfortable lifestyle.
The 48-year-old athlete Becky Hammon is a strong woman standing the height of five feet six inches and weighing 62 kg. To know more on Becky Hammon, her fans can visit several of the internet sites like Wikipedia, IMDb, etc which locates pictures on her and there are a lot of videos and pictures available on her on the internet. Hammon also can be followed on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.