"I think a female coaching a team these days has a lot to do with the people on the teams maturing as individuals, as members of a society understanding that it's not about any of those things. I think people are fed up with it, injustice, and people not respecting other people's space and who they are. After all, the Spurs are one of the most progressive franchises in all of sports.I think it's a step in the right direction." "It's going to happen, and when it does it's going to be like a two-way street. You'll have to educate your other players because some of them might not be as societal-wise mature and maybe haven't grown enough. "The other half of it is, on leadership's part you gotta say 'figure it out, Jack.' I mean, you guys, figure it out. It's still always interesting to hear from people with the power to affect change.Popovich not only addressed that issue, but also how he thinks a team would deal with an openly gay player.
Becky Hammon Net Worth and salary: Becky Hammon is an American basketball coach and retired professional basketball player who has a net worth of $500 thousand.
Becky Hammon was born in Rapid City, South Dakota in March 1977.
She won the NWBL Championship with the Colorado Chill in 20 and the World League Championship with CSKA in 2007.
She won a Gold medal competing for the United States in the Jones Cup in 1998 and a Bronze medal for Russia in the 2008 Beijing Olympics after becoming a naturalized Russian citizen.
Popovich is clearly optimistic about the progress being made in these social issues, but feels like more is needed.
As someone who can help promote that progress, it's encouraging to hear he feels that way.
Gregg Popovich gave a rare 25-minute long interview to KNBR's Mr. During the interview, he addressed several topics, including how the culture of locker rooms is changing.
With Becky Hammon becoming the first woman to coach (and lead her team to a title) in Summer League, the possibility of a woman eventually becoming an NBA head coach is on everyone's mind.
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