“Game recognizes game,” Hammon responded. “If you can help them become a better player and you can coach them because players want to be coached at the next level or the one they want to be in, they will welcome you with open arms.”
This was more than women basketball players got pre-WNBA. If you wanted to play high level basketball, Europe was the endgame. Becky will tell you even her father recognized the limitations of the time when breaking it down to his basketball playing daughter who saw the NBA as her dream destination.