Spurs assistant makes history as first woman to lead National Basketball Association team

Monday, 04 Jan, 2021

I think she knows the game really well. That was perhaps just a savage Bron saying in his mind, "Man, no miss can mess with me!".

"Well deserved", Lakers coach Frank Vogel said.

An all-American guard at Colorado State, Hammon went undrafted in the WNBA before joining the New York Liberty in 1999 and going on to become a six-time all-star. "The key is to find a way to win when you are not at your best". They are boasting a 4-2 record following their win over the Spurs and even in those losses, the Lakers seemed like themselves.

After Derrick White misfired on a jumper, Davis sealed the win with a pair of free throws. "It's a substantial moment", Hammon said after the game. "A little bit better in the second quarter, but for the most part in the first half it was bad." . "We had to adjust down the stretch".

Anthony Davis scored 20 points and pulled down nine rebounds for the Lakers, newcomer Dennis Schroder added 21 points and four assists.

"Obviously she's been paying her dues over the last few years and Coach Pop has given her the opportunity", James, who celebrated his 36th birthday Wednesday, said.

The Spurs continue to unearth a number of promising young players on their roster, with Keldon Johnson being the latest.

It's her job, Hammon said, to stay focused on helping her players succeed.

"It's a lovely thing just to hear her barking out calls, barking out sets, and she's very passionate about the game, so congrats to her and congrats to the league", said Lakers forward Lebron James per ESPN.

Dissimilar to in Wednesday's 121-107 misfortune, the Spurs had the option to stay up with the Lakers early.

"His confidence is at an all-time high", James said. "And do everything that I can do within the system, make plays for myself and others". Los Angeles closed the game with a 12-9 advantage on fast-break points.

Los Angeles superstar LeBron James celebrated his 36th birthday Wednesday with another National Basketball Association milestone. Caldwell-Pope finished with 11 points in 17 minutes.

The way Kentavious Caldwell-Pope grabbed at his left ankle before he landed told you that the injury could be a bad one.

DeRozan added 23 for the Spurs, who lost their second straight after opening the season with two consecutive wins.

Lakers and National Basketball Association reporter for ESPN.

Lakers: The Lakers entered the game shooting 42 percent on 3-pointers, which is second in the league. So far, he has made good on that contract as he is nailing almost two 3-pointers a game on 53% shooting.