The San Antonio Spurs recently hired Becky Hammon to be one of their assistant coaches. If you don’t believe me fact check me.
Working for a WNBA team this summer has made the sexism against women sports even more apparent. One shining example is that WNBA league minimum is around $35,000 (WNBA league minimum bullshit) and the NBA’s league minimum is around $500,000 (It’s absolutely unbelievable.) Oh, and there are also these winners on Twitter…
…moving on. Obviously Becky is what the NBA needs. Maybe if sport leagues start hiring more women they will begin to value the importance they have in sport. Then over time the WNBA can get more of a following to get higher salaries, more television time, and extend their season so that they can get similar benefits and sponsorships to their male counterparts. Then maybe, just maybe, sport commissioners will stop handing down bullshit consequences like this to male athletes.
Ok, now I’m just dreaming.
But anyways here’s to you, Becky Hammon. Wish you the best with the Spurs and hope you get a dance break in your fancy new office to get down to this.