Hammon was honored during a special ceremony aired live on ABC during halftime of the 2011 WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday. Hammon finished with eight points and four assists for the West All-Stars, who lost 118-113 to the East All-Stars.
During her 13 seasons, Hammon has made her mark on the WNBA career record books, ranking second all-time in 3-point field goals (627) and free throw percentage (89.6), seventh in assists (1,204) and 10th in points (4,564), entering the 2011 season. She holds the league record for the best free throw percentage in five different seasons and for consecutive games played without fouling out (357). Hammon is also the WNBA's career playoff games played leader with 53.
Lisa Leslie, Cynthia Cooper, Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird, Lauren Jackson, Katie Smith, Tina Thompson, Ticha Penicheiro, Tamika Catchings, Cappie Pondexter, Sheryl Swoopes, Dawn Staley, Yolanda Griffith and Teresa Weatherspoon were also tabbed as the Top 15 players in WNBA history as selected by coaches, players, members of the media and fans.