About Becky Hammon
It has been estimated that the total amount of the current Becky Hammon net worth reaches 500 thousand dollars. It has been stated that her annual salary reaches 200 thousand dollars, which she earns because of her career as a coach. Currently, she is serving as an assistant coach of the San Antonio Spurs team, which plays in the National Basketball Association. Before she started to work as a coach, she was a professional basketball player. Thus, both of these involvements have made her name popular and also added up to the total sum of Becky Hammon net worth. Becky Hammon was playing in the Women’s National Basketball Association, where she was a member of two teams – the San Antonio Stars and the New York Liberty.
In addition to playing in American basketball teams, Becky Hammon has also played for other international teams. In 1977, she was born in the United States, but in 2008, she became a citizen of Russia, as well. In the 2008 Olympics, she represented Russia. She also was a member of the Russian National Team in the 2012 Olympics. Thus, playing with international teams has also added up to the overall amount of Becky Hammon net worth.
In 2014, she started to work as an assistant coach of the San Antonio Spurs. This made her only a second female assistant coach in the history of NBA. In addition, she became the first female full-time assistant coach. In the summer of 2015, the news was announced that Becky Hammon would become the San Antonio Spurs’ Summer League head coach. In the same year, the team won the Las Vegas Summer League title. Thus, working with the team has added up a lot of revenues to the total estimate of Becky Hammon net worth, as well.
Becky Hammon was born in 1977 in South Dakota. She grew up with two siblings. When she was studying at Stevens High School, she was already playing basketball there. In her junior year, she got the title of South Dakota Miss Basketball. In her senior year, Becky Hammon had an average of 26 points, 4 rebounds and 5 steals per game and she was titled the South Dakota Player of the Year. In the same year, her class titled her female class athlete.
Talking about her college career, Becky Hammon was playing with the Colorado State Rams. Becky Hammon got the title of All-American and Colorado Sportswoman of the Year. In the season of 1998-1999, Becky Hammon won the award of the WAC Mountain Division player of the year. She has set some records, too, such as most points, points per game, free throws made, field goals made, three-point field goals made and assists. In her senior year, Becky Hammon was awarded the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award from the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. In 2004, her name was inducted into the Colorado State University Sports Hall of Fame. One year later, her number 25 was retired. In 1999, she began her professional career when she signed a contract with the New York Liberty team of the WNBA.