Becky Hammon (the number ten scorer in the WNBA) is 5’6” and should wear a size 8-½ shoe size
A number of women’s basketball players don’t want to rival their shoe size, but they will rival their height.
We can determine their shoe size with a standard measurement scale.
Becky Hammon (the number ten scorer in the WNBA) is 5’6” and should wear a size 8-½ shoe size … and, yes, we carry Becky’s size.
We can provide a 15 length in women’s Athletic footwear and a 20 length in men’s footwear.
If Becky would require a wider width – we could provide up to a 14E in our line of women’s and men’s athletic shoes.
Here is some interesting information about Becky Hammon and her career.
Becky Hammon grew up as the youngest of three children and played high school basketball at Stevens High School in her hometown of Rapid City, South Dakota.
As a junior, she was South Dakota Miss Basketball.
As a senior, she has voted the South Dakota Player of the Year.
Averaging 26 points, 4 rebounds, and 5 steals per game.
Becky had a distinguished career at Colorado State.
Her prolific scoring made her an All-American as well as Colorado Sportswoman of the Year.
She led her team to a 33-3 record in the 1998-1999 season and helped them advance to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen.
Shes the WAC Mountain Division player of the year 1998-1999 season and surpassed the University of Utah player Keith Van Horn as the WAC’s all-time leading scorer.
Becky set many Colorado State all-time records:
Including points (2740), points per game (21.92), field goals made (918), free throws made (539), three-point field goals made (365), and assists (538).
She received the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award from the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association as the best senior player under 5 ft 8 in (1.7 m) in 1999.
On November 12, 2004, Becky inducted into the Colorado State University Sports Hall of Fame.
On January 22, 2005, her #25 Colorado State jersey retired at the Moby Arena.
Undrafted during her rookie season, Becky signed to the WNBA on May 12, 1999, and joined the New York Liberty.
She had a surprisingly solid rookie season statistically, backing up starting point guard Teresa Weatherspoon.
Her aggressive play at both ends of the court made her a favorite among Liberty fans.
After the 2003 season, Becky took over for Teresa Weatherspoon as Liberty’s starting point guard, and Vickie Johnson and Crystal Robinson became one of the team’s co-captains in 2004.
In her first season in 2003 with the Tennessee Fury of the NWBL (National Women’s Basketball League).
Becky led the league in scoring, averaging 20.6 points per game.
In 2004, Becky signed with the Colorado Chill, a new team to the NWBL, but played in only 2 games because of a knee injury she sustained in the 2003 season when playing for the New York Liberty.
Primarily used to provide instant points off the bench,.
Becky finally had a breakout season in 2003, providing much-needed offense for the Liberty.
However, her season was cut short by a knee injury.
On August 16, 2005, Becky scored her 2000th WNBA career point.
At the end of the 2005 season, she was named to the All-WNBA Second Team.
In January 2007 she moved to Spanish League and played for Rivas Futura.
On April 4, 2007, during the WNBA Draft, Becky was traded to the Silver Stars.
Along with a second-round draft pick in the 2008 draft for the second overall first-round pick in the 2007 WNBA Draft, center Jessica Davenport.
Becky had her best season of her career in 2007 posting career-high averages of 18.8 ppg (fourth-best) and 5.0 APG (first in WNBA).
While in San Antonio, Becky earned the nickname, “Big Shot Becky” because of her ability to hit shots in clutch moments.
It comes from the nickname “Big Shot Rob” given to San Antonio Spurs forward, Robert Horry.
Becky averaged 17.6 ppg, and 4.9 APG as she led the Silver Stars to a WNBA best record 24-10 and led them into the playoffs for a second straight year.
In the conference semifinals, Becky scored 30 pts in a Game 1 win against the Sacramento Monarchs.
They would eventually win the series and advance to the conference finals.
San Antonio would lose the first game to the Los Angeles Sparks led by Lisa Leslie and Candace Parker.
In Game 2, Sophia Young hit a buzzer-beater shot at the end of regulation and stave off elimination as they beat the Sparks 67- 66.
The San Antonio Silver Stars won the Western Conference championship and advanced to the WNBA finals where they were swept by the Detroit Shock.
Becky averaged 19.5 ppg, her career average, and 5.0 APG in the 2009 WNBA season.
The San Antonio Silver Stars had a record of 15-19 and lost to the eventual champion Phoenix Mercury, in the first round.
Becky was an All-Star as well as a First Team All WNBA.
After learning that, once again, she would not be invited to try out for the United States women’s national basketball team.
Becky announced she would try to claim a roster spot on the Russian national team in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China.
Becky became a Russian citizen in 2008.
The coach of Russia’s team, Igor Grudin, was also the sports director of the CSKA team that Becky played for in Moscow during the WNBA off-season.
The announcement that she would participate in camps for the Russian national team came.
On the same day that it was also announced that national team player (and CSKA teammate of Becky’s) Olga Arteshina had become pregnant.
Becky also signed a three-year extension with the CSKA team at around the same time she was named as a prospect for the national team.
Becky’s decision to play for Russia would prove controversial back in her home country.
In some circles, she was branded an American traitor!
With even than U.S. national basketball coach Anne Donovan questioning her patriotism.
“If you play in this country, live in this country, and you grow up in the heartland and you put on a Russian uniform, you are not a patriotic person in my mind,” that was stated.
Becky responded to this criticism saying, “You don’t know me.
You don’t know what that flag means to me.
You don’t know how I grew up.
The biggest honor in our classroom was who could put up the (American) flag, roll it upright, not let the corners touch the ground.
Obviously, we definitely define patriotism differently.”
She has also stated. “I love my country. I love our national anthem. It absolutely gives me chills sometimes.
I feel honored to be an American, because of what we stand for.”
Becky claimed she only played for Russia to play on the Olympic stage, and it was not a purely financial decision.
Although by obtaining Russian citizenship.
Her salary with CSKA tripled, and she was eligible to make $250,000 for winning a gold medal for Russia.
She received a $150,000 bonus for winning a silver medal.
Becky shot 1-for-6 from the field in a 67–52 loss to the United States in the 2008 Olympic Semifinals.
But helped the Russian team to win the bronze medal, by scoring 22 points against China.
The Russian team had won silver two years earlier at the 2006 World Championships.
Health is the number one priority for any person, but especially a person who has diabetes.
Intake of proper food creates better weight control and helps control diabetes.
We want to create the proper health for your feet, and all done with proper footwear and proper inserts.
The following information required to achieve that perfect health dealing with your feet.
Please allow us, to fit you with the proper footwear, and hopefully, with our help, you’ll be working your way toward success in keeping the disease out of your feet.
Footwear should be fashionable (and we have that), but the ultimate purpose of the shoe is to control upper support!
To off-load any problems that you have on the top of your foot.
If you are experiencing issues with the bottom of your feet, then it is the job of a proper, removable insert to correct them.
Many people believe that it is the shoe that solves all or most of the problems for people with diabetes or people with significant foot problems, but that is not always the case.
Off-loading requires three elements – corrections, added support, and needed circulation, to keep this disease out of your feet.
Shoes for diabetics should not have inside seams that create irritation.
First of all, the proper shoe needs to be an Orthopedic/Therapeutic/Comfort (please!), not Comfort shoes (which many diabetic suppliers furnish in this business today).
Secondly, Customized Heat Moldable Plastazote Inserts are necessary.
Besides great support, the other advantages of added off-loading will help you develop a better balance for walking or running.
Then, the 2% increase in temperature of the bottom of your feet.
Will aid in developing better circulation to keep the disease out of your feet.
Think of the added pleasures and advantages in just one item.
We have the best athletic, casual, and fashionable men’s and women’s walking styles in the Orthopedic/Therapeutic/Comfort line of shoes in the country.
We have the lengths and the hard-to-find widths.
And we’re proud of our designs and construction in the world of “Women’s Wide Shoes.”
Anyone who requires an adequately fitted width must understand that the shoes must have an extension on the sole to properly contain their foot without the foot hanging over the shoe.
What that means:
That every width (in a higher percentage of our shoes) will be two times wider at the outsole of the shoe.
As for example,
If you require a 6 E width, we’ll have an 8 E bottom for the base of that width.
Therefore, no overhang of your feet and a perfect base to provide all the necessary support and balance.
Also, be sure to wear proper footwear and use inserts to keep this disease out of your feet.
“Shoes for Diabetic” and “Shoes Diabetic” will teach you the many advantages of proper footwear and why Orthopedic/Therapeutic/Comfort shoes are the only way to ensure a successful fit and the comfort you want.
A comfort shoe is not always an Orthopedic/Therapeutic shoe.
And also, keep in mind that a comfort shoe often has very little midsection support.
The lack of midsection support allows the feet to move forward and laterally at the same time.
These combined movements will increase stress to your feet. Please view all our styles by going to our site dtfootwear.com
We can provide 15 different widths for Men and Ladies.
4 A (Slender for Ladies), 2 A (Narrow for Ladies), B (Narrow for Men and Medium for Ladies) D ( Medium for Men and Wide for Ladies) 2 E, 3 E, 4 E, 5 E, 6 E, 7 E, 9 E, 10 E, and 14 E in both men and women footwear.
We can provide footwear in “under sizes” – 4 to 6 in length for ladies in wider widths and 5 to 6 in Men-style in wider widths.
In addition to being capable of providing these wide widths in fashionable styles of Therapeutic/Comfort footwear.
We are offering a FREE GIFT to you!
With every pair of shoes purchased, we will include up to (3) sets of Customized Heat Moldable Inserts that will provide even more support, added balance, and stability every time you wear your shoes.
Ron Heinlein | President/Founder | Cell # 909-215-1622 | email@example.com
DTFootwear.com Designer Therapeutic Footwear Co.
Follow Us:| Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | LinkedIn