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Becky Hammon coaches San Antonio Spurs to championship in the Las Vegas Summer League

Becky Hammon coaches San Antonio Spurs to championship in the Las Vegas Summer League

Video Becky Hammon, the first ever female Summer League head coach, lead her San Antoino Spurs to a 93-90 victory over the Phoenix ‘suns in the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League. The Spurs’ summer team finished the summer with a…

Becky Hammon to coach Spurs squad in Las Vegas Summer League

Becky Hammon will coach the San Antonio Spurs’ squad in the Las Vegas Summer League July 10-20. The former San Antonio Stars legend and the first woman to serve as a full-time assistant for an NBA team will also be…

Becky Hammon receives 2014 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award

From the league: Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Stars was named the recipient of the 2014 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award, the WNBA announced today. The first-time winner received 24 of 37 votes from a panel of national and local…

Becky Hammon’s debut on the San Antonio Spurs’ bench begins in Germany

Becky Hammon’s debut on the San Antonio Spurs’ bench as an assistant begins overseas. The defending NBA champions will travel to Berlin, Germany to face Alba Berlin on Wednesday, Oct. 8 to open their seven-game 2014 preseason schedule.  In a…

Becky Hammon makes history in San Antonio, becomes Spurs assistant coach

Becky Hammon makes history in San Antonio, becomes Spurs assistant coach

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that Becky Hammon has been hired as an assistant coach. Per club policy terms of the contract were not announced. She becomes the third woman to sit on an NBA bench as an assistant and the…

San Antonio Stars to host a Becky Hammon retirement ceremony on August 15, 2014

From the Stars: The San Antonio Stars will host a Becky Hammon retirement ceremony presented by SWBC on August 15. The ceremony, which will take place following the Stars-Lynx game, will honor the career of guard Becky Hammon, who on…

Sixteen-year WNBA veteran Becky Hammon to retire at the end of the 2014 season

Sixteen-year WNBA veteran Becky Hammon to retire at the end of the 2014 season

From the Stars: San Antonio Stars guard and 16-year WNBA veteran, Becky Hammon, will retire at the conclusion of the 2014 WNBA season, the team announced today. Hammon will end her career as the Stars all-time leader in assists, points…

Dishin & Swishin 06/12/14 Podcast: Underrated as a player and team, Danielle Robinson and San Antonio surprising in the West

Dishin & Swishin 06/12/14 Podcast: Underrated as a player and team, Danielle Robinson and San Antonio surprising in the West

 [display_podcast] Minnesota, Los Angeles, Phoenix. Those were the three teams that were supposed to dominate the Western Conference of the WNBA. Most expected San Antonio, Seattle, and Tulsa to fight among themselves for the final playoff spot. However, with just…

Becky Hammon sprains ankle, will miss first Stars game of the 2014 season

From the San Antonio Stars: Stars guard Becky Hammon will not travel to Atlanta for the game against the Dream on May 16 after she suffered a sprained left ankle during practice on Wednesday. She will be reevaluated before Saturday’s home…

Dishin’ on the Conference Semifinals: A look at the first round of the WNBA playoffs

If you are a WNBA fan you have seen or heard predictions, analysis, breakdowns, and more of the playoffs this week. Since I know I have seen about enough, here are some interesting points to consider while watching your playoff…

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/12 Podcast: A Roundtable recap of the Olympics and preview of the returning WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/12 Podcast: A Roundtable recap of the Olympics and preview of the returning WNBA season

[display_podcast] I’m so psyched for the return of the WNBA this week that we are not even going to wait until Thursday for this week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast! The roundtable is back this week! ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel, Washington Mystics…

Russian national team member Becky Hammon checks in from London, talks about Olympic prep, the toughest foes and more

Russian national team member Becky Hammon checks in from London, talks about Olympic prep, the toughest foes and more

After helping the San Antonio Silver Stars win a franchise-record ninth straight game on July 13, South Dakota native Becky Hammon hopped a plane to Europe to begin training for the Olympics with the Russian national team. The 35 year-old…

Dishin & Swishin 7/13/12 Podcast: Summer 2012 is a good time to be Becky Hammon!

Dishin & Swishin 7/13/12 Podcast: Summer 2012 is a good time to be Becky Hammon!

The last time she was a guest on Dishin & Swishin, Hammon was with fellow legends of Liberty days past: Teresa Weatherspoon, Rebecca Lobo, Vickie Johnson, Sue Wicks, and Kym Hampton. Today's Dishin & Swishin podcast is devoted solely to…

Repeat and rinse: Silver Stars douse Sparks again, 94-80

Repeat and rinse: Silver Stars douse Sparks again, 94-80

Season Series: 06/16/12 – San Antonio 98, Los Angeles 85 06/24/12 – San Antonio 91, Los Angeles 71 06/28/12 – San Antonio 94, Los Angeles 80 Next: 08/23/12 – San Antonio at Los Angeles In front of a crowd of…

Dishin & Swishin 05/31/12 podcast: Ruth Riley is as good off the court as on; Dan Hughes has eyes on the present and future

Dishin & Swishin 05/31/12 podcast: Ruth Riley is as good off the court as on; Dan Hughes has eyes on the present and future

[display_podcast] Occasionally, I get to speak to people for Dishin & Swishin that just impress me. Sometimes it is for on the court achievements; sometimes it is for off the court activities. In the case of Ruth Riley, it is…

Day 4 of NBA All-Star Week: The sun comes out and WNBA players continue making the rounds

DALLAS—The sun made an appearance Saturday after a few days of being missing in action during a week of rare, snowy weather. Fans came out in droves for the day’s Jam Session and partygoers kept the city hopping during the…

Day 3 of NBA All-Star Week: Snow? What snow? Dallasites ignore the weather

DALLAS—Day three of NBA All-Star Week looked like a vision of New England winter splendor, except it was North Texas. As the weather began to sink into the mindsets of out-of-towners and residents alike, the annual basketball love fest continued…

2009 All-WNBA First and Second Teams announced

Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi headlines the 2009 All-WNBA First Team. She led all vote-getters with 201 points while teammate Cappie Pondexter, who garnered her first All-WNBA selection, received 151 points. Two-time WNBA MVP and Seattle Storm forward/center Lauren Jackson…

Russian women’s team CSKA Moscow in jeopardy of folding

WNBA players with plans to play overseas this winter may face the unfortunate prospect of squads in economic turmoil. Women’s basketball team CSKA Moscow announced today that although it is premature to say the team will cease operations, they are…

Silver Stars Boost Postseason Chances With Win Over Sparks

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Silver Stars denied the Los Angeles Sparks the opportunity to lock down a playoff berth Saturday night with an 89-72 victory over their long-time rivals at the AT&T Center before a crowd of 8,631.…

Veteran Vickie Johnson sets tone for Silver Stars double overtime victory over Lynx

San Antonio’s Becky Hammon may have led all scorers with 29 points but it was veteran player Vickie Johnson’s night Tuesday when the Silver Stars pulled out an 84-82 double overtime victory over the Minnesota Lynx. The win, in front…

San Antonio Sets Franchise Records In Decisive Rout Of Phoenix

SAN ANTONIO – It was a night for the record books in San Antonio, as the Silver Stars set a franchise high for points in a game with a 106-89 home win over the Western Conference-leading Phoenix Mercury. Before a…

Monarchs Show Swagger In Road Victory Over Silver Stars

Photo by Carmen Santiago. SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Silver Stars continued a season pattern of inconsistent play Tuesday night with a home loss to the Sacramento Monarchs, the team with the worst record in the league. After five…

Starting lineups announced for WNBA All-Star Game, Tamika Catchings tops balloting

Tamika Catchings received the most votes (94,316) in WNBA All-Star Balloting. It was the second time the Indiana Fever guard led in voting, having also earned the honor in 2006. San Antonio Silver Stars guard Becky Hammon (88,991), Seattle Storm…

Silver Stars-Liberty preview: San Antonio to raise Western Conference Championship banner before home opener

San Antonio Silver Stars (0-1) vs. New York Liberty (0-2) Saturday, June 13, 7 p.m. CST, AT&T Center TV: KMYS Radio: KTKR 760 AM, MSG The San Antonio Silver Stars kick off their home opener celebrating their first Western Conference…