POPOVICH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POPOVICH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Spurs make Hammon NBA’s 1st female coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58263306-77/spurs-hammon-season-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58263306-77/spurs-hammon-season-coach.html.csp">Spurs make Hammon NBA’s 1st female coach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:13:50.641-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Antonio • The San Antonio Spurs hired WNBA star Becky Hammon on Tuesday, making her the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff. Hammon, who plans to retire from the San Antonio Stars after this season, spent time working with coach Gregg Popovich and the Spurs last season and made a strong impression on an organization with a history of forward-thinking moves. During the 2001-02 season, Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Lucas brought Lisa Boyer into the team’s practices...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582633062014-08-05T22:13:50.641-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T22:13:50.641-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263306@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:13:50 MDT