Becky Hammon named assistant coach by NBAโ€™s Spurs

Becky Hammon named assistant coach by NBAโ€™s Spurs

The NBAโ€™s San Antonio Spurs named Becky Hammon as an assistant coach on Tuesday morning, making her the leagueโ€™s second female coach.

โ€œI very much look forward to the addition of Becky Hammon to our staff,โ€ said Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich in a statement.

โ€œHaving observed her working with our team this past season, Iโ€™m confident her basketball IQ, work ethic and interpersonal skills will be a great benefit to the Spurs.โ€

She is the first woman named as a member of an NBA coaching staff.

[KSAT]