Watch the moment San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon became the first woman to head coach an NBA game 🏀 » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis In US news and current events today, Becky Hammon just became the first woman to head coach an NBA game. The San Antonio Spurs assistant coach took over when Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was ejected midway through a game vs. the LA Lakers on December 30. Hammon played in the WNBA from 1999-2014 and has been an NBA assistant coach since 2014. League analysts widely agree Hammon is likely to be hired as an NBA head coach in the near future. Wednesday's moment against the Lakers is a step in that direction. Hammon's moment in the spotlight received widespread praise. #Basketball #NBA #Sports #News #NowThis #NowThisNews Connect with NowThis » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook » Tweet us on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Follow us on Instagram: http://go.nowth.is/News_Instagram » Find us on Snapchat Discover: http://go.nowth.is/News_Snapchat NowThis is your premier news outlet providing you with all the videos you need to stay up to date on all the latest in trending news. From entertainment to politics, to viral videos and breaking news stories, we’re delivering all you need to know straight to your social feeds. We live where you live. http://www.youtube.com/nowthisnews @nowthisnews This video "Becky Hammon Becomes First Woman to Head Coach an NBA Game", first appeared on https://nowthisnews.com/.