No punches were thrown here though, but the towel hitting the coach’s face was more than the proverbial slap on the face ( better as punch in the face ) for Danny Ainge.

[17], Horry has held the record for three-pointers all-time in the NBA Finals with 53, having eclipsed Michael Jordan's previous record of 42. Ashlyn Horry died on the morning of June 14 at Texas Children’s Hospital. However, the ball bounced right to Horry, who hit a three-pointer as time expired to win Game 4 100–99. Because the Lakers had retired jersey number 25 to honor Gail Goodrich, Horry wore the number 5 instead. [8], Horry's clutch tendencies were apparent as early as his rookie year. But only time will tell if Horry makes it to the halls of the Naismith Memorial.

“It’s hard to tell your 14-year-old son that I worry about him when he walks out that door. Yes folks, that’s one more than Michael Jordan and two more than Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan. Horry’s daughter, Ashlyn, died at age 17 in 2011 due to a rare genetic disorder. Because he has the gun. The Spurs won the two ensuing games and subsequently moved on to the 2007 NBA Finals, where they swept the Cleveland Cavaliers winning their fourth NBA title and Horry's seventh individual ring.[13][14]. Robert Horry details heartbreaking conversation with 14-year-old son about Jacob Blake shooting.

Robert Horry just added to his ‘Greatest Hits’ tour.

His late game heroics at age 34 were so astounding that prominent ESPN columnist Bill Simmons said of the performance, "Horry's Game 5 ranks alongside MJ's Game 6 in 1998, Worthy's Game 7 in 1988, Frazier's Game 7 in 1970 and every other clutch Finals performance over the years".

He shot 39.2% from three-point range in his Finals career. After helping the Houston Rockets win two NBA titles and the Los Angeles Lakers three NBA championships, Horry won two more NBA championship rings with the Spurs. Whatever they say to you, don’t take it upon yourself to let that rage you have against that cop come out.

Following the victory at the 1995 NBA Finals, Horry and the Rockets would win their second NBA Championship. In the 2001–02 season, Horry was the backup power forward to Samaki Walker, although he started in 23 games. The league’s players met Wednesday night to discuss their next steps — including not playing the rest of the postseason.

He was selected to the All-Southeastern Conference, the SEC All-Defensive and the SEC All-Academic teams. Two years later, Horry hit a game winning three pointer against the Denver Nuggets in Game 4 of their Western Conference First round series. Either Kerr or Horry was on the roster of an NBA Finals team from the 1993–94 season through the 2002–03 season, with every one resulting in a victory. Longtime NBA player Robert Horry was brought to tears when he saw the video of the police shooting 29-year-old Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday.

Whatever they say to you, don’t take it upon yourself to let that rage you have against that cop come out. He is one of only four players to have won NBA championships with three teams; he won two with the Houston Rockets, three with the Los Angeles Lakers and two with the San Antonio Spurs. The Lakers won Game 5 108–96 to clinch their second straight championship. Shane Acedera has been writing online sports articles since 2003 but have been a writer and a blogger since high school. The towel incident with Danny Ainge, the hip check against Steve Nash, the flagrant foul on David West. "It's amazing to me why we keep loving this country and this country does not love us back," Clippers coach Doc Rivers made emotional comments about racial justice and the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin. During the 2002–03 season, the Lakers had leaned heavily on Horry. Horry finished with 17 points in 37 minutes, his high for the Finals, and won his third championship as the Lakers defeated the Pacers 4 games to 2. But he was always better in the playoffs where he averaged 7.9 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.1 steals, and 0.9 blocks per game and even better in the Finals where he averaged 9.7 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.3 steals, and 1.2 blocks per game. Robert Keith Horry (/ ˈ ɒr i /; born August 25, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player and current sports commentator.

[18], Horry was the first player ever to accumulate 100 steals, 100 blocked shots and 100 threes in one season. Horry, who played in the NBA from 1992 to 2008 and won seven championships, was scheduled to work as an analyst for the Los Angeles Lakers’ first-round game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.

In Game 4, Horry made 3 of the Lakers 10 total three-pointers as the Lakers rolled to a 100–86 victory. Because he has the gun. Where I'm from, you protect yourself.". Assess your COVID risk here, Newsom's family tests negative for COVID-19, USC football player tests testing positive for COVID, With less than 2 months left in office, Pres.

During the following season, the Spurs reached the playoffs and went on to win the 2005 NBA Finals. Get the latest top sport news and stories delivered to your inbox.

[26] He also has a son, Camron Horry, who plays defensive end at Texas A&M[27][28] His younger son Christian Horry is following in his footsteps as a basketball player. Shaquille O'Neal fouled out, but Kobe Bryant led a run to seal the Laker victory. Horry was immediately suspended by the team and subsequently traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. Horry said that out of his 7 championship victories, this was the one he was the most proud of because the Rockets were the sixth seed in the Western Conference.[10]. In February 1994, he and Matt Bullard were traded to the Detroit Pistons for Sean Elliott, but Elliott failed a physical, because of kidney problems, and the trade was rescinded. [citation needed]. Connect with friends faster than ever with the new Facebook app. At Alabama, Horry started 108 of the 133 games he played and helped the Tide win three SEC tournament titles and twice reached the NCAA's Sweet 16 round.

Following the 2002–03 season, Horry became a free agent. [26] He also has a son, Camron Horry, who plays defensive end at Texas A&M[27][28] His younger son Christian Horry is following in his footsteps as a basketball player. At the University of Alabama, he played basketball for Coach Wimp Sanderson, and he was a teammate of fellow future NBA player Latrell Sprewell. But he’s won more rings than anybody since the 60’s Boston Celtics team member. A day later, Magic Johnson said Horry was "one of the 10 best clutch players in league history". Horry went 0–18 on three-pointers in the series and the Lakers were eliminated in six games. During the 2007 playoffs, Horry hip-checked Phoenix Suns' point guard Steve Nash which resulted in a flagrant foul on Horry. The NBA player known to make big shots in the clutch continues to make more hits, although the recent ones aren’t the kind of hits that win basketball games, regular season or playoffs. Eventually, the Lakers cut the lead to 99–97 with 11.8 seconds to play. Horry has regular season career averages of 7.0 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.0 steals, and 0.9 blocks per game. Last edited on 24 November 2020, at 07:37, Naismith Alabama High School Player of the Year, players to have won seven or more NBA championships, List of NBA players with most championships, List of National Basketball Association career games played leaders, List of National Basketball Association career playoff rebounding leaders, List of National Basketball Association career playoff steals leaders, List of National Basketball Association career playoff blocks leaders, List of National Basketball Association career playoff 3-point scoring leaders, "Horry's last-minute shot helps Spurs to 3-1 series lead", " Where Legends Are Born: Robert Horry", "There will never be another player quite like Big Shot Rob", "Duncan, Ginobili lead Spurs past short-handed Suns", Parker, Ginobili spark Spurs to fourth NBA championship, "NBA Generations Defeat PBA All-Stars At Asia Challenge", "Houston Rockets at Seattle SuperSonics Box Score, May 22, 1993", "Los Angeles Lakers at Sacramento Kings Box Score, June 2, 2002", "Dallas Mavericks at San Antonio Spurs Box Score, May 22, 2006", "Daughter of former Laker Robert Horry dies at age 17", "Texas A&M TE Camron Horry making the move to defense", "Camron Horry, son of seven-time NBA champ, commits to Texas A&M football", "Hot Clicks: Robert Horry gets in fight at son's game",, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, May 22, 1993, Western Conference Semifinals, Game 7, Houston Rockets at.