Hammon readies for second act

Star ends playing career, moves to assistant coaching duties with Spurs

Updated: August 24, 2014, 1:08 AM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW.com

SAN ANTONIO -- When Becky Hammon arrived in the Alamo City seven years ago after a trade from New York, one of her first "greeters" was a scorpion she found in her room. Welcome to Texas!

Maybe the little critter just wanted to make her feel like a true San Antonio resident right off the bat. That's certainly what Hammon became.

"I had a great run in New York, and that's who supported me first," Hammon said. "When I came down here, it just felt like home. I knew ...

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