For eight years, the San Antonio Spurs coach celebrated
Gregg Popovich and Becky Hammon served as an assistant
. Whereas observers’ feedback usually indicated that hiring a lady was “a little bit of a gimmick,” the teacher vehemently disagreed, declaring the nice ex-officer “fiery, she has a wit, and our comrades revered that.”
Hamon appreciates what Popovich taught her.
“Not skipping steps is most necessary, particularly early in coaching camp.” She added, “The larger level is to put a terrific basis of fundamentals and fundamentals and begin with communication” — a subject I will talk about later.