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Becky Hammon Biography

Becky Hammon
  • Age: 40 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inch
  • Name: Becky Hammon
  • Nationality: American Russian
  • Birth Place/City: Rapid City, South Daota
  • Profession: Basketball Player
  • Working For: National Team of Russian
  • Weight in KG: 62kg
  • Online Presence: Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
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Synopsis

Becky Hammon who is a professional basketball player from the US was born on March 11, 1977, in Rapid City, South Dakota in the United States. She is a beautiful and aggressive player with a height of 1.68 m. She currently coaches San Antonio Spurs.

Early Life and Education

Becky Hammon studied at Colorado State University and she completed her higher education from Stevens High School. Information about her personal life, relationship, affairs is yet to be revealed by the sports personality. 

A woman of 39 years of age, Becky Hammon has a net worth of around $500 thousand. She holds Russian-American nationality and her parents are Martin Hummon and Bev Hummon. 

Becky Hammon also called as Rebecca was the youngest of 3 children and began to play basketball at her high school named Stevens High School in Rapid City which is her hometown in South Dakota. She was honored with Miss Basketball in South Dakota from the junior wing.

Becky Hammon was even voted the South Dakota Player of the Year in from a senior wing after scoring 26 points with 4 rebounds and 5 assists in a game.

Becky Hammon had held an illustrious profession at the State named Colorado. Due to her productive scoring capabilities, she won the Hummon as Sportswoman of the Year. She led the team to a 33-3 record in the 1998-1999 season and assisted them to move to the NCAA Tournament's  Sixteen.

Becky Hammon was awarded the WAC Mountain Division player of the year for the 1998-1999 season, subsequently, she exceeded University of Utah player Keith Van Horn as the WAC's all-time leading scorer. 

Becky Hammon was introduced into the Colorado State University Sports Hall of Fame on November 12, 2004. Hammon was contracted to the WNBA on May 12, 1999, and got connected to the New York Liberty.

Personal Life 

Becky, She had an astonishingly hard recruit season statistically, backing up as a guard for Teresa Weatherspoon. Her violent performance at both the corners of the patio made her a preferred among fans of Liberty.  

In her starting spell in 2003 competition against Tennessee Fury of the NWBL, Hammon got the lead over the Confederacy with the score of average 20.6 points a game.

Hammon's unbelievable spell didn't go ignored and she completed runner-up in MVP voting, earned WNBA First Team honors as well as WNBA Peak Performer honors for leading the league in assists.

In 2008, Hammon became an associate of the club elite 3000/800 being one of the best player scoring 3000 points. In March of 2008, Hammon became a naturalized citizen of Russia. 

Becky Hammon proclaimed to join the national team of Russia, being able to fulfill her dream to participate in Olympic games. That August Hammon coupled the Russian team in Beijing and assisted her to adopt nation to a bronze medal, having a score of 22 points against China in the medal round.

Hammon once again participated in the Three-Point Shoot Out and won again. So, it can be easily said that Hammon was the world’s best 3 point scorer in the year 2009. Following the WNBA season in 2009, Becky got a contract with basketball team named Ros Casares of Spain to play the offseason of the WNBA.

Becky Hammon contributed her great efforts in ROS team to get the victory in the Queens Cup. Becky also was involved in the competition in the NBA Haier Shooting Stars and even got success to win the  Haier Shooting Stars Competition in 2010 at the NBA All-Star Weekend.

In 2011, Becky Hammon earned her 7th  WNBA All-Star selection and was successful in becoming the only player in confederation account to play a part in 3 various All-Star games with 2 dissimilar squads. Becky was even honored being the Top 15 Players of WNBA.

Becky Hammon was able to become a twice Olympian when she gave a play for the National Team of Russian in the Olympics that was held in 2012.

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