The W.N.B.A. suspended Las Vegas Aces Coach Becky Hammon for two games without pay on Tuesday for comments she made to the All-Star forward Dearica Hamby about her pregnancy....The league also said the Aces would lose a first-round pick in the 2025 draft for promising Hamby unspecified impermissible benefits during contract negotiations.
The Instagram post that started the investigation:
The WNBA's announcement:
We have rescinded the Las Vegas Aces’ 2025 first-round draft pick for violating league rules regarding impermissible player benefits & suspended head coach Becky Hammon for two games w/o pay for violating league and team Respect in the Workplace policies— WNBA (@WNBA) May 16, 2023
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