Becky Hammon to retire after this season

Becky Hammon told the Stars last night and the rest of the world today: she’s retiring after this season. She leaves a legacy.

The 37-year-old Hammon is a six-time All-Star who ranks seventh in WNBA history in total points (5,756), second in three-point field goals made (817), fourth in assists (1,663), sixth in games played (440) and first in free-throw percentage (89.6 percent, minimum 300 attempts).

“Throughout the years” photo gallery.

Today’s results so far:

The Mystics surged past the Sun, 89-75.

In a bit, the Liberty take on the Sparks, to begin the Penny Toler era in Los Angeles.

More WNBA news…..


The Stars have signed Astou Ndour, as Heather Butler’s seven-day contract expired.


The Mystics are trying to overcome turnover and age issues the second half of the season.


Coach Sandy Brondello’s preparation has set the standard for the red hot Mercury.


Chillin4Charity part two.