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Pure history! Becky Hammon, first coach to coach in the NBA

by archysport
Editorial Mediotiempo and AFP

San Antonio, Texas / 30.12.2020 23:11:53

Pure history in the best basketball in the world! Becky Hammon, assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs, became the first woman to coach an NBA team, tonight in the defeat of the spurs team against the LeBron James Lakers with a score of 107-121.


Hammon, who is the veteran coach’s right-hand man Gregg Popovich, he had to enter the remove in the direction of the Spurs, after the coach was sent off in the first half.

And although Becky could not avoid the defeat of her team, she has already demonstrated the great capacity she has to become at any time the head coach of either the Spurs or another NBA team.


On the other hand, LeBron James, achieved his thousandth game with at least 10 points, celebrating his 36th birthday in a big way.

LeBron, forward for the Lakers, became the first player to add a thousand games in a row scoring at least 10 points, leaving behind the legend of Michael Jordan, who achieved 866 consecutive matches, second best streak. LeBron’s historic moment came in the second quarter with six minutes of that span, when he put his team up 46-37.

In NBA history, the four-time champion and equal number of Finals MVP awards has the most points scored before his 36th birthday, as he entered the game with 34,332 points.

They follow LeBron the missing Kobe Bryant with 31,700 points, Wilt Chamberlain (30.335), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (29,779) and Jordan (29.277).


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