Meet the Starters: Becky Hammon

Becky Hammon # 25
Guard
8th Season
Colorado State ’99


How did you stay fit during the off-season?
I played and did lots of push-ups and sit-ups.

What is your favorite spot in NYC?
Madison Square Garden and Times Square.

What is your favorite food/cuisine, and do you like to cook?
I love pasta, steak, sushi, chicken - I'm a lousy cook, but a good griller!

Hobbies?
Scuba diving, hunting, and fishing.

Do you have any pre-game superstitions or rituals?
I love the National Anthem as a time to pray and thank God for all He's given me.

What is your favorite memory of the WNBA's first nine seasons?
Spoon's three-quarter court shot in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals in 1999.

If you could play one-on-one with any NBA player, who would it be and why?
Steve Nash.

What is your favorite part of playing in New York?
The fans.

What do you want to do when your playing career is over?
Maybe TV, maybe motivational speaking.

What do you want to do or accomplish during your time in New York?
Win a championship … that's it!