Becky Hammon will enter the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced Monday.
She will be joined by fellow WNBA stars DeLisha Milton-Jones and Penny Taylor.
Other inductees include DePaul coach Doug Bruno, former coaches Paul Sanderford and Bob Schneider, contributor Debbie Antonelli and player Alice “Cookie” Barron. It’s the 23rd class for the hall, which opened in 1999.
Taylor is a three-time WNBA champion with the Phoenix Mercury during her 13-season WNBA career. She helped Australia to two Olympic silver medals as well as a gold and two bronzes in the FIBA Women’s World Championship.
Milton-Jones is a two-time WNBA champion with the Los Angeles Sparks. A 17-year WNBA veteran, she was a member of two gold-medal-winning U.S. Olympic teams. She also won two gold medals and a bronze at the World Championship. She currently leads the Old Dominion women, who are 19-5 overall this season and 9-3 in Conference USA.
Hammon, who is finishing her eighth season as an assistant for the San Antonio Spurs, will be taking over as head coach of the Las Vegas Aces starting in the 2022 season. A 16-year WNBA veteran, she won an Olympic bronze medal with Russia.
All inductees will enter the Hall of Fame on June 11 in Knoxville, Tennessee.