Robert Horry is a retired professional basketball player who played 16 seasons in the NBA. His professional basketball career started when he was drafted by the Houston Rockets as the 11th pick in the 1992 NBA draft.
Robert Horry had a championship laden NBA career. He is most notably known for winning 7 rings with 3 different franchises. Infact, he is the only player in NBA history to win 7 Championships and not play for the Boston Celtics. He was part of the Los Angeles Lakers team that completed a three-peat led by Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal. Horry was a great role-player on championship-winning teams and had multiple moments where he came up clutch for the team.He had a knack for making big-time shots in championship games earning him the name “Big Shot Bob”
|Player name||Robert Keith Horry|
|Born||August 25, 1970 (age 50), Harford County, Maryland|
|Ring years||1994, 1995, 2000–2002, 2005, 2007|
|Won championships with||LA Lakers, Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs|
|Drafted by||Houston Rockets|
How many rings does Robert Horry have?
Robert Horry has won 7 rings having played 16 seasons in the NBA. He has the most rings by a player since the 1960s.
What years did Robert Horry win his rings?
1994,1995: Robert Horry was still on his rookie contract when he won his first NBA Championship ring led by Hakeem Olajuwon. As per Horry, his second ring with the Houston Rockets was the most special one of his career, given that his team was seeded sixth in what was considered a very tough Western Conference.
2000-2002: The Kobe-Shaq era as the LA Lakers dominated the NBA to a complete three-peat. In the 2000 NBA Finals against the Indiana Pacers, the Lakers took a 2–1 lead into Game 4 in Indiana.
The game went into overtime. After Shaquille O'Neal fouled out, Kobe Bryant led a late run to seal a victory for the visiting team. Horry finished with 17 points in 37 minutes, his career-high in the Finals.
Los Angeles Lakers eventually defeated the Indiana Pacers 4-2, helping Robert Horry win his 3rd ring. He averaged 7.6 points and 5.4 rebounds in 27 minutes per game throughout the 2000 playoffs.
In 2001 the Los Angeles Lakers were the outright favorites and that became pretty apparent when they decimated every team that they met during the postseason. During that run, Horry started in 14 of the 19 playoff games for the Lakers.
It was during this championship run that Robert Horry proved just how clutch he was. In Game 4 against the Sacramento Kings, he hit the game-winning shot to help his team win 100-99. The next day, NBA legend Magic Johnson called Horry one of the 10 most clutch players in league history.
2005, 2007: Robert Horry played a significant part in the San Antonio Spurs winning the 2005 NBA championship, especially from the 3-point line.
However in 2007 while playing the phoenix suns Horry infamously hip-checked Steve Nash which eventually led to a 2-game ban for him. However, the Spurs did manage to win the next two games and advance into the NBA Finals.
In the Finals, San Antonio had no issue in dispatching the Cleveland Cavaliers in a clean sweep.
What teams did Robert Horry win NBA championships with?
Robert Horry won an NBA championship with the LA Lakers, the Houston Rockets, and the San Antonio Spurs.
How many rings does Robert Horry have vs Michael Jordan?
Robert Horry has 7 rings, while Michale Jordan has 6 rings.