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NBA: Machismo in the NBA? Becky Hammon gets tired of waiting and returns to the WNBA … with the highest contract ever

Becky hammon She has grown tired of waiting for the opportunity that the NBA did not finish giving her as the head coach of a league team. During t


Becky hammon She has grown tired of waiting for the opportunity that the NBA did not finish giving her as the head coach of a league team. During the last five years his name has appeared in all the pools as soon as there was a vacant position in almost any team in the league. Everyone was waiting for the perfect moment to give him the reins. However, those promises never came to fruition and at the last minute, after endless interviews, the insurmountable gender barrier had always just appeared.

The Portland Trail Blazers They were the last team that showed interest in taking over the services of the former Ros Casares player, but they ended up betting on Chauncey billups. And that seems to have been the last straw for the still-assistant Gregg Popovich on the Spurs.

Now, Hammon is about to make history again, albeit this time in the WNBA. As revealed by the journalist Shams Charania, Las Vegas Aces are one step away from signing Hammond as coach for next season in exchange for the highest contract in the history of the competition.

As reported by Charania, Hammon has already decided to go to the Sin City team, rejecting the offer that also had on the table of the New York Liberty. In this way Hammon will return to the competition from which she retired as a player seven seasons ago.

Becky spent 16 seasons as a player in the WNBA, the first eight with the New York Liberty and the second eight with the San Antonio Stars before deciding to retire in 2014 after being chosen six times All-Star. In between he had time to try his luck in Europe and Spain, where he won a Queen’s Cup and a Women’s League and where he played in the ranks of Rivas Ecópolis and Ros Casares

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