Becky Hammon is the assistant coach to National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs. Becky is a retired professional basketball player with a net worth of $500 thousand dollars. She is a prolific point guard, popularly addressed as “Big Shot Becky”.
Becky Hammon was born on March 11, 1977, to parents: Martin Hammon and Bev Hammon. She grew up and went schooling in South Dakota, USA.
Becky started playing basketball and other athletics since childhood. While still at the Stevens High School, Dakota, she was awarded the South Dakota Player of the Year title. She then attended the prestigious Colorado University.
While at Colorado, she became the lead scorer of the university team. She achieved an amazing record of 33-3. She even led her university basketball team to the NCAA tournament.
Becky started her professional basketball career in 1999 as a point-guard of New York Liberty. By 2011, she scored 5000 points – one of the seven WNBA players to do so. She was awarded the prestigious WNBA “Ring of Honor”.
When not invited to play the 2008 Olympics with Team USA, Becky opted to enter the Olympics as a naturalised Russian. Her decision to join the Team Russia received harsh criticism and ridicule. While she did not secure a gold medal for Team Russia that year, she has since led the Russian team to numerous international championships and awards.
Becky had to discontinue her career as a professional basketball player in 2014 after suffering a major knee injury and a history of severe stress fractures. She then became the first full-time female coach of the National Basketball Association. In 2016, she created history by being the first female coaching staff at 2016 NBA All-Star Game.
Family and Personal Life:
Becky, 39, remains unmarried. While she was rumored to have relationships with Tony Parker and Brenda Milano in the past, she has chosen to keep her personal life out of the media spotlight.
Becky has a net worth of $500 thousand with an estimated salary of $200 thousand.
Becky founded and is actively involved in the “Becky’s Birthday Charity Drive”. The charity drive raises money for a local San Antonio charity. Further, she makes significant financial donations to relief efforts, most recent being the donations for a tsunami in Japan and in Haiti.
For more updates on Becky Hammons’s historical achievements, follow her @BeckyHammon and @officialbeckyhammon.