Born on August 25, 1970 in Harford County, Maryland, Robert Horry is a professional basketball player who has won seven championships in the NBC, two with the Houston Rockets, three with the Los Angeles Lakers, and two with the San Antonio Spurs. Nicknamed Big Shot Rob, he now works as a commentator as a commentator for ESPN.
After being selected as the 11th overall pick in the 1992 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets, Horry spent his first four seasons with the Texas team, becoming instrumental in their winning the NBA Championship in 1994 and 1995. He also set the individual NBA Finals record with seven steals in a game and five 3-pointers in a quarter. Two years later, she and Matt Bullard were traded to the Detroit Pistons, but the trade was rescinded because of injury. In 1996, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns for Charles Barkley. He had an on-court alteration with coach Danny Ainge, where he threw a towel in Ainge’s face.
The incident turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Horry, for it lead to his suspension but later transfer to the Los Angeles Lakers. Horry was part of the Lakers squad that won three consecutive NBA Championships in 2000, 2001, and 2002. After becoming a free agent during the 2002-2003 season, he signed up with the San Antonio Spurs. He helped the team reach and later win the 2005 plum against Detroit Pistons.