The Chirp: Becky Hammon Makes NBA History

On Monday night, Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon — the first female head coach in NBA summer league history — coached the Spurs to a 93-90 win over the Suns in the Las Vegas Summer League championship game.

As the Spurs celebrated, athletes from across the sports world took to Twitter to congratulate Hammon on her historic achievement:

In this interview I said: “She is the best representative for women in the NBA”. Congrats on the title @BeckyHammon!!

— Erika de Souza #14 (@erikasouza14) July 21, 2015