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Becky Hammon Named 2022 WNBA Coach Of The Year

Las Vegas Aces head coach Becky Hammon has been named the 2022 WNBA Coach of the Year, the WNBA announced today.

Hammon becomes the third former WNBA player to win the award, joining Sandy Brondello (2014) and Suzie McConnell-Serio (2004). She is the first former player to earn the honor in her debut season as a WNBA head coach and the only one to win the award while coaching the franchise for which she previously played.

Hammon received 27 votes from a national panel of 56 sportswriters and broadcasters. Tanisha Wright of the Atlanta Dream finished in second place with 18 votes and James Wade of the Chicago Sky was third with eight votes. Vickie Johnson of the Dallas Wings, Vanessa Nygaard of the Phoenix Mercury and Mike Thibault of the Washington Mystics each received one vote each.

In her first season as a WNBA head coach, Hammon guided Las Vegas to a 26-10 record and the No. 1 seed in the 2022 WNBA Playoffs presented by Google.



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, Khareem Sudlow