Becky Hammon

PSR 27 Mar,2015

Facts of Becky Hammon

Full Name
Rebecca Lynn Hammon
Last Name
Birth Name
Rebecca Lynn Hammon
First Name
Famous Name
Becky Hammon
Affair with
Brenda Milano (rumored)
Currently Married
Relationship Status
Martin Hammon
Bev Hammon
Cayden Hammon, Samuel Hammon
Gina, Matt
No. of Siblings
No. of Instagram Followers


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Basketball Head Coach
Currently Club
Las Vegas Aces
Started career as
Basketball Player


Affair with
Brenda Milano (rumored)
Currently Married
Relationship Status

Rebecca Lynn Hammon, a.k.a. Becky Hammon, is an American-Russian basketball coach and retired basketball player who spent 13 years playing in the WNBA. 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 Basketball history in North America. Now, she serves as the head coach of the Las Vegas Aces. 

Hammon was hired as the head coach of the Aces team in December 2021. 6× WNBA All-Star Becky Hammon was born on March 11, 1977, in Rapid City, South Dakota. Apart from being successful in her professional life, Hammon is also doing well personally as she is the mother of two kids. 

Becky Hammon Net Worth, Incentives, Contract, Career Earnings

Becky Hammon has earned a great deal of money from her career as a basketball player and coach. Hammon may have a decent net worth, but the actual amount remains under review. However, some sources say that her net worth is over $500,000. Not to mention, she has summoned a decent sum of money through her 13-year-long career in the WNBA.

BeckyBecky Hammon is in a show.  SOURCE: Instagram @officialbeckyhammon

Back then, The minimum WNBA salary for players with 0-3 years of experience was $30,600, and for players with 4 or more years of experience, it was $43,700. The maximum WNBA salary is $87,000. Further, Players on the team that wins the WNBA championship each get a bonus of $10,000. Players on the runner-up team each get $5,000.

From 2014 to 2022, Hammon served as a coach for the San Antonio Spurs, earning a $200,000 annual salary. In 2022, she was appointed the head coach of Las Vegas Aces, where her annual salary is confirmed to be over $1 million per annum, becoming the WNBA's first million-dollar woman.

Becky Hammon and Her Ex-Lesbian Partner, Brenda Milano: The Lesbian Power Couple Broke Up

Becky Hammon was in a relationship with her lesbian partner, Brenda Milano. Becky seems like she broke up with her and now Hammon is in a sweet relationship with her other partner whose name hasn't been revealed yet, but she has shared a picture with her partner with her two children whose name is also kept a mystery.

Becky Hammon' rumored girlfriend, Brenda SOURCE: Married Wiki

Meanwhile, it is reported that Hammon is the mother of two kids named Cayden Hammon and Samuel Hammon. They are her adoptive kids.  There was once a rumor in 2011 that she was about 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 come out as a lesbian and is in a committed relationship with  Brenda Milano.

Becky Hammon Early Life and Education

Hammon was born to parents Martin and Bev Hammon. She has two siblings, one brother, and one sister. Becky Hammon started playing basketball at an 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 the South Dakota Player of the Year.

Becky Becky Hammon with her sister in an event.  SOURCE: Instagram @officialbeckyhammon

Hammon is a native of America, but she became a naturalized Russian citizen in 2008 and represented the Russian National Team in Basketball in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.

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Becky Hammon WNBA Player: Becky's Professional Career in Basketball

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 the 1998-1999 seasons, and the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award from the Woman Basketball Coaches Association.

Becky Hammon was also inducted into the Colorado State University Sports Hall of Fame in 2005. To mention her professional career, Becky Hammon was signed to WNBA in 1999 and joined New York Liberty. She had a solid rookie season, statistically. Hammon is noted for her aggressive style of play and scoring from both ends of the court, making her popular among the Liberty fans.

BeckyBecky Hammon coaching in a professional game.  SOURCE: Instagram @officialbeckyhammon

She has scored 5000 career points in the WNBA, making her the seventh player in WNBA history to have scored those points. Becky Hammon has played for several teams, including 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 the 1998 Jones Cup along with Nancy Lieberman

Becky Hammon Is The Head Coach Of The Las Vegas Aces Women's Basketball Team: Becky's Professional Career at Basketball 

Becky was once criticized for being unpatriotic after becoming a naturalized Russian citizen. After learning this, she decided 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 a 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 received the Bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics from the Russian National Team.

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Becky started coaching in 2014 at the San Antonio Spurs as a full-time assistant coach after taking retirement as a 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. In December 2021, Las Vegas Aces hired her as the new head coach.

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Becky Hammon Facts (Body Measurements and Social Media)

The former WNBA star is a strong woman standing the height of five feet six inches and weighing 62 kg. To know more about Becky Hammon, her fans can visit several internet sites like Wikipedia, IMDb, etc., which locates pictures of her, and there are a lot of videos and pictures available of her on the internet. Hammon also can be followed on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. 

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