South Carolina and National Team coach Dawn Staley, Clippers assistant coach Chauncey Billups, Nets assistant coach Mike D’Antoni and Spurs vice are also in interview for the top job. of the Trail Blazers – who parted ways with head coach Terry Stotts earlier this month president of basketball operations Brent Barry, per Charania.
According to Charania, Hammon is also expected to be interviewed for the head coach job of the Magic, who recently split from coach Steve Clifford.
Hammon joined the Spurs coaching staff in 2014, becoming the first full-time assistant coach in NBA history and the first among major North American professional sports.
She became the first female head coach of a Summer League team in 2015 when she coached the Spurs team there, and in December 2020 became the first female head coach of the NBA after replacing an ejected Gregg Popovich in a game. against the Clippers.