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Becky Hammon to become first woman to interview for NBA head-coaching vacancy

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN ANTONIO) -- San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon made NBA history in 2014 when she became the NBA's first full-time female assistant coach.

She is set to make history again when she meets with the Milwaukee Bucks to interview for their head-coaching vacancy, becoming the first woman to ever to interview for the position. ESPN reports Milwaukee requested permission from the Spurs to speak with their assistant.

Hammon, 41, is a 16-year WNBA veteran and joined the Spurs' coaching staff in 2014 after retiring as a player. She is one of several potential candidates for the Bucks' head-coaching vacancy.

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