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 girl 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 an amazing basis of fundamentals and fundamentals and begin with communication” — a subject I will focus on later.