The San Antonio Spurs to hire soon-to-retire WNBA player Becky Hammon as an assistant coach.

There's a reason the San Antonio Spurs are one of best organizations in the NBA. They have made a great decision by hiring former San Antonio Stars guard Becky Hammon an assistant coach. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said in a statement, "Having observed her working with our team this past season, I'm confident her basketball IQ, work ethic and interpersonal skills will be a great benefit to the Spurs." She is 37 years old and will after her 16th season in the WNBA. She is a six-time All-Star and two-time first-team All-WNBA, is seventh in points, fourth in assists and sixth in games in WNBA history.ANALYST: Drew Phelps Mobile App