Becky Hammon on being the first female NBA All-Star assistant.

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  If it was up to Gregg Popovich, history might not have been made at this year’s NBA All-Star Game. When the league called him to ask him to coach to the Western Conference All-Star team, he didn’t want to go. Which means that Becky Hammon wouldn’t have become the first woman to be an assistant coach in an NBA …

Becky Hammon makes history, will coach in All-Star Game alongside Gregg Popovich.

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With San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich named head coach of the Western Conference All-Star team, and with two of his own players making the team, it’s only natural he would bring with him assistants familiar with his coaching style, and with the Spurs players. But when he did the expected on Thursday, he also made history. It is the …

Hammon hire kicked off pro sports revolution.

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The Spurs had absolutely no interest in starting a revolution when they hired Becky Hammon as the first full-time female assistant coach in the history of U.S. professional sports. Indeed, they didn’t reference her gender at all when announcing the hire last August. And as Gregg Popovich would say later, “It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a woman,” Popovich …

Spurs Fan Cave Web Show 12.

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The Spurs Fan Cave brings you episode 12 of our web show with special guest Rick “Spurs Nation” Vela  and Thomas “The Spurs Dude” Vega. On today’s show we will be talking about the San Antonio Spurs revamped roster and what that means for the team this year. Our crew will be discussing the Spurs summer league championship and coach …

Chicago Bulls In Talks With Spurs Assistant Coach Jim Boylen.

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The Chicago Bulls new head coach Fred Hoiberg wants to add San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Jim Boylen to his coaching staff. The Bulls want to offer Spurs assistant coach Jim Boylen the lead assistant coaching position. Jim Boylen has been with the Spurs since 2013, the team values Boylen and looks to keep him. The attractive offer from the …

Newest Spur Becky Hammon could have big impact on the team this year.

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With the season approaching us this year not much is being said of the newest San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon. I for one think she could have a big impact on the team this year as she not only brings her leadership skills but also a different perspective on the game. Becky Hammon was not only one of …