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After all, the man does have six rings (two with the Rockets -- 1994, 1995; three with the Lakers -- 2000-2002; and one with the Spurs, 2005) and is cold-blooded as they come. True, his numbers (3.9 points per game and 3.4 rebounds per game) are the lowest of his career, Horry seems to come alive at playoffs time.
Yet, it's not as if he dominates games all over the court or he'll put up 40 once in a while. Horry always, always seems to be in the right place at the right time.
Robert Horry 3-Pointer Vs. Pistons; Game 5, 2005 Finals
Despite Detroitís Game 6 bounce-back win, the Spurs would end any thoughts Detroit had of back-to-back championships, as they closed it out in front of the home crowd, 81-74.
Robert Horry 3-Pointer Vs. Sacramento; Game 4, 2002 Western Conference Finals
The only problem is that he hits it right to a waiting Robert Horry at the three-point line, who calmly drains the game-winning three and sends the Lakers on to Sacramento with the series tied 2-2 instead of trailing 3-1.
So, he may be 36 and in the twilight of his career, but who won't hold their breath if they see Horry with the ball and the clock winding down?
We thought not.