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07/03 17:40 CDT Hammon to become 1st female head coach of NBA summer league
Hammon to become 1st female head coach of NBA summer league
SAN ANTONIO (AP) --- Becky Hammon is about to become the first woman to serve
as the head coach of an NBA summer league team.
San Antonio announced Friday that Hammon will lead the Spurs during summer
league play in Las Vegas. She is entering her second season as an assistant
coach for the Spurs.
Spurs video coordinator Will Hardy handle the head-coaching duties for a
summer-league entry in Utah.
The Spurs will play at least five games in Las Vegas, starting on July 11. The
Utah summer league starts Monday.
Hammon became the first full-time paid female NBA assistant coach last season.
An All-Star in the WNBA, she played eight seasons each with the New York
Liberty and San Antonio Stars.