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Becky Hammon : Biography

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Becky Hammon's facts

Date of Birth 1977-03-11
Nationality American, Russian
Profession Basketball player
Working for WNBA
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Unmarried
Education at Stevens High School
Name on Birth Rebecca Lynn 'Becky' Hammon
Height 5'6"
Place of Birth Rapid City, South Dakota

A professional basketball player, ‘Becky Hammon’ was born on March 11, 1977 in Rapid City, South Dakota. Currently, she is playing under the contract with the San Antonio Silver Stars of the WNBA. She was born and grown up in the United States. In 2008, she became a naturalized Russian citizen and represented Russia by joining Russian National team in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Hammon started playing basketball while studying at Stevens High School. She was named as South Dakota Miss Basketball when she was junior and voted as the South Dakota Player of the Year after she gets the average 26 points, 4 rebounds and 5 steals each game as a senior.

Becky’s terrific scoring at Colorado State made her an All-American as well as Colorado Sportswoman for the year. In 1998-1999, she led her team to set a 33-3 record which helped her team to reach to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen. For the 1998-1999 seasons, she became the WAC Mountain Division player of the year. From her outstanding performance in the season, she surpassed University of Utah player Keith Van Horn as WAC’s leading scorer of all-time. She also set several Colorado State all-time records with which she received the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award from Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. In the year 1999, she became the best senior player under 5 feet 8 inches.

Talking about her professional career, on May 12, 1999 she signed contract to the WNBA and joined New York Liberty. Becky became a favorite player with her aggressive play at the both ends of the court. She took over as the Liberty’s starting point guard when she completed 2003 season. In 2004, she became one of the team’s co-captains. While playing in the first season in the year 2003, she led the league with averaging 20.6 points in each game. Later she was signed to the Colorado Chill which was a new team in the NWBL. However, she played only two games with the team due to her knee injury she sustained in 2003 season. Becky scored her 2000th WNBA career point on August 16, 2005 and she was even selected to the All-WNBA Second Team at the end of 2005 season. She had the best season ever in her career in the year 2007 when she posted career high averages of 18.8 ppg and 5.0 apg. Considering her ability to hit shots in the clutch moments, she was given the nickname of Big Shot Becky. She led the Silver Stars to a WNBA with the best record of 24-10 and even led her team into the playoffs for a second straight year. After her successful career with the Silver stars, she became seventh player in WNBA history to score 5000 points on August 31, 2011.

Becky Hammon is undeniably a very beautiful lady. She stands with the height of 5 feet 6 inches. She is also blessed with almost perfect measurements size to 36-24-36 inches. She has maintained her body really well that her gorgeous body is an inspiration to others. Even at the age of 37, she looks younger than her actual age. Her bold and hot pair of legs and feet looks exotic when she exposed them wearing the hot bikini. In fact, she has come out as one of the beautiful basket players of all time.

Removing some curtains from her personal life biography, she has maintained silence about her personal life. Till date she hasn’t got married to anyone but it’s hard to believe that seeing her outstanding personality she is single. As she is single, there is no question arise of her husband. Becky has focused on her career rather dating with her boyfriends. Once there was a hoax that she is lesbian but there is no confirmation made to that news.

Becky is one of desired and demanded basketball player of all time in history. She has not revealed her real net worth and salary figure in the public. But seeing her tremendous career, she might have earned huge amount of net worth. More additional about her can be figured out from the wiki and other internet sites.