In this blog, we will talk about Becky Hammon was Born on 11 March 1977 in Rapid City, South Dakota to the family of Martin Hammon and Bev Hammon. American professional basketball coach and former player who is an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). She has citizenships of the United States and Russia.
When Becky was 17 years old she had played high school basketball at Stevens High School in her hometown. She was had been voted as a female class athlete by her graduating class.
Becky Hammon Biography
Becky Hammon Biography is played college ball at Colorado State. She was an All-American in the 1998-99 season and was named Colorado Sportswoman of the Year. She was a Western Athletic Conference player Of The Year that season and led her team to the Sweet 16 at the NCAA Tournament. Her jersey was retired by Colorado State in 2005 and she was inducted into the Colorado State Sports Hall of Fame in 2004.
Hammon Started the WNBA & became one of the great players in that league, playing through 2014 as a point guard. She initially played with the New York, but also played for the Tennessee Fury and Colorado Chill in the NWBL (National Women’s Basketball League) & eventually playing with the San Antonio Silver Stars. When her WNBA career, Hammon was a first-team All-WNBA selection in 2009 and was the seventh WNBA player to score 5,000 points, surpassing that milestone in 2011.
Becky Hammon Wiki/Bio
|Real Name||Rebecca Lynn Hammon|
|Hammon Age, Height, Weight
|Age||43 Years Old|
|Height||1.68m or 5 feet 6 inches|
|Shoe Size||6 US|
| Personal Information
|Date of Birth||1977, March 11|
|Birth Place||Rapid City, South Dakota|
|Country||United States US|
|Currently Working For||San Antonio Spurs|
|Nationality||American / Russian|
|School Name||Stevens High School|
|College Name||Colorado State University|
|Father Name||Martin Hammon|
|Mother Name||Bev Hammon|
|Siblings||Brother Name:- Not Known|
|Famous For His||Basketball Player|
|Net Worth, Salary||500,000 US Dollars|
Rebecca Lynn Hammon was born in Rapid City, South Dakota. She is a natural-born citizen of the United States and became a naturalized Russian citizen in 2008. She competed with the Russian women’s national basketball team at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Hammon learned to dribble a basketball at a very young age, playing Nerf ball with her older brother and father, and continued to hone her skills on her home court. She was raised as a devout Christian.
Hammon played basketball at Stevens High School in her hometown of Rapid City, South Dakota. As a junior, she was named South Dakota Miss Basketball. As a senior, she has voted the South Dakota Player of the Year after averaging 26 points, 4 rebounds, and 5 steals per game. She graduated in 1995, and also was voted female class athlete by her graduating class.
Notwithstanding the accolades, she drew little attention from college basketball recruiters, who considered her too small and too slow. She eventually grabbed the attention of a Colorado State assistant coach, and she committed to the Rams.
Becky Hammon Career
Hammon, 41, signed to the WNBA and became part of the New York Liberty in May 1999. She only played two games with Colorado Hill because of an anterior cruciate ligament injury in her right knee. She was in the team representing the United States in the 1998 William Jones Cup winning all five games.
After becoming Russian citizenship in 2008, she joined the CSKA team. Her salary in CSKA tripled. People criticized her decision to play in international games representing Russia but she never took a second decision.
Becky Hammon Married? Lesbian Rumors
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 her girlfriend Brenda Milano. Some sources even claimed her to be married to Brenda. However, it has not been confirmed yet.
Becky Hammon’s Net Worth and Salary
Becky Hammon has earned a great deal of money from her career as a basketball player and coach. As of 2020, her net worth is $0.5 million.
She represented Russia at EuroBasket in 2009, the World Championship in 2010, and the Olympics in 2012. She was traded to the Silver Stars in April 2007 during the WNBA Draft. She was inducted into the Ring of Honor in the halftime of the game between the New York Liberty and the Seattle Storm in August 2015. She retired from Hammon’s No. 25 jerseys before the Atlanta Dream game in June 2016.