Class of 2022

  • Hammon graduated and played for Colorado State Rams (1995 -1999), where she was a three-time All-American basketball player, has been inducted into the Rams Athletics Hall of Fame, and where her No. 25 jersey was retired
  • Received the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award, named the Western Athletic Conference’s (WAC) all-time leading scorer and named the WAC Mountain Division Player of the Year (1998-99)
  • Played for the New York Liberty (1999-2006), where she led the WNBA in scoring in 2003 and inducted into the New York Liberty’s Ring of Honor (2015)
  • On April 4, 2007, she was traded to the WNBA’s San Antonio Silver Stars, where she posted career-high averages of 18.8ppg (fourth best) and 5.0apg in 2007. She led the league in assists that year
  • Helped lead the Silver Stars to a WNBA best record (24-10) and into the playoff for a second straight year; Hammon scored two 30 or more-point games during the Stars play-off run, and finished the season competing in the WNBA Finals
  • On June 25, 2016, the San Antonio Stars retired Hammon’s No. 25 jersey
  • A six-time WNBA All-Star (2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2011) and became the seventh player in WNBA history to score 5,000 points.
  • Two-time All-WNBA First Team (2007, 2009) and a two-time All-WNBA Second Team (2005, 2008)
  • In 2011 named one of the WNBA’s Top 15 Players of All-Time
  • Competed in the Olympics two times for Russia, both in 2008 (Bronze) and 2012
  • Hammon was named the ESPNW Woman of the Year in 2014
  • Began her coaching career, as the Assistant Coach for the NBA’s Spurs in 2014
  • The 2015 NBA Summer league coach for the Spurs, who won the summer league title
  • 2016 NBA All-Star Game coaching staff
  • Hammon retired from playing in 2014 and is currently in her first year as Head Coach for the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces