Scoop B: San Antonio Spurs assistant coach, Becky Hammon is redefining gender barriers

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon. Photo Credit: Darren Abate/AP

Last week, San Antonio Spurs assistant coach chatted with the Players’ Tribune about being a trailblazer in the NBA.

Hammon is the NBA’s first full-time assistant coach. Also a former WNBA player, she chats with Jerry Stackhouse about her desire to break down gender barriers.

RESPECT Magazine’s Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson discusses Becky Hammon on Arise TV



“My hope would be eventually it’s just “coach,” she told Stackhouse.

“Recognized for my skills and my talents and my mind and my work ethic just like the next person.”


While discussing barriers, Hammon also visited Girls Inc., an organization that works to inspire the next generation of strong, smart, bold women.

You can read Becky Hammon’s Players’ Tribune article in its entirety here. 


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About Brandon Robinson

Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson is a managing editor and columnist at RESPECT Magazine. Follow him on Twitter: @ScoopB and Instagram: @Scoop_B. As a 12 year old, he was a Nets reporter from 1997-1999, co-hosting a show called Nets Slammin' Planet with former New Jersey Net Albert King and Nets play-by-play man Chris Carrino. He's also been a writer and radio host at CBS and a staff writer at The Source Magazine. He's a graduate of both Eastern University and Hofstra University. You can catch him daily on the Scoop B Radio Podcast. Visit to listen. For inquiries and to contact Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson visit