Wnba Veteran Becky Hammon Retiring After Season – Yahoo Sports

Done WNBA veteran Becky Hammon retiring after season 1 hour ago Content preferences Done SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Stars veteran Becky Hammon announced Wednesday she will retire after the season, her 16th in the WNBA. She’s the franchise’s all-time leader in assists, points per game, and 3-pointers made. The 37-year-old Hammon is a six-time All-Star who ranks seventh in history in total points (5,756), second in three-point field goals made (817), fourth in assists (1,663), sixth in games played (440) and first in free-throw percentage (89.6 percent, minimum 300 attempts). ”Becky Hammon has made a lasting mark on the San Antonio Stars and the WNBA,” Stars general manager and head coach Dan Hughes said in a release. ”She has worked tirelessly to become the best she could be on and off the floor. She has inspired in a wonderful way. The beauty of her game has been an amazing thing to have had a front row seat for.” The former Colorado State star signed with the New York Liberty after going unpicked in the 1999 WNBA Draft.
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