Becky Hammon finally will be a head coach. The Las Vegas Aces, an organization in the WNBA, gave her an overdue opportunity, and she will have the control and the support needed to build a championship contender.

The news, rightfully, was met with its share of congratulatory praise, which grew louder this week when Hammon hit the right notes during her introductory news conference. Yet beyond the genuine warmth and happiness for Hammon achieving a career goal, there was a conflicting emotion: an unshakable feeling of disappointment. Read More