Ed Odeven Reporting

600px-Robert_Horry_2012Former NBA forward Robert Horry in 2012. FLICKR / via WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

This feature on NBA forward Robert Horry appeared in The Birmingham News on May 31, 2005.

PRIME-TIME PERFORMER
Former UA star Robert Horry comes through in the clutch

By Ed Odeven
For The Birmingham News
PHOENIX — His nickname is “Big Shot Bob.” And it probably says it all, since former Alabama basketball star Robert Horry has a knack for knocking down clutch shots.

For 13 consecutive years, the 6-foot-10, 240-pound Andalusia High product has appeared in the NBA playoffs. He is in his second season with the San Antonio Spurs. Before that, he was knocking down big shots for Houston and the Los Angeles Lakers.

With each passing year, he seems to add to his remarkable list of postseason accomplishments. But whatever you do, don’t call him old.

“Right now, especially when you hear people calling you…

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