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    I always said that shot against the Kings were a fluke...I take it back. Horry certainly deserves consideration for the Hall of Fame. What an amazing clutch player.

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    that dunk was sick for a guy in his mid 30's.

    i am shocked that he only gets paid the vet. min. his 4th quarter performance tonight most likely determined the championship this year. SA does not win this game w/o horry. i think detroit can win one in SA, no way they get two.

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    Yea.. he is a great clutch player, thats all... but HOF? Not even close! Career 7 ppg, 1 apg, 1 spg, 0.5 bpg, 4 rpg and he is a Forward/Center... sure he has Rings, but he aint got something to back him up with... just my opinion

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    Yea.. he is a great clutch player, thats all... but HOF? Not even close! Career 7 ppg, 1 apg, 1 spg, 0.5 bpg, 4 rpg and he is a Forward/Center... sure he has Rings, but he aint got something to back him up with... just my opinion
    He does all the things that are intangible. Numbers and stats don't always win titles. Horry was helped the Lakers, Rockets, and Spurs to win multiple championship with unbelievable clutch playing.

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    That dunk made me fall from my seat.

    Horry was clutch from the f.t. line too!

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    im guessing duncan gives him a nice bonus check after tonites performance.....he single handedly bailed duncan out of many nitemares for years to come....duncan is the best player in the world, but the last few minutes of regulation were not some of his most memorable moments...u almost felt sorry for the guy....

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    Yeah Timmy was about to scar himself for life.

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    Yeah Timmy was about to scar himself for life.

    i was having flashbacks to nick anderson

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    i was having flashbacks to nick anderson

    LOL

    Nick "Brick" Anderson

    One of the greatest choke-jobs in NBA history.

    Bricks 2 freethrows, gets fouled and has the chance to redeem himself......and BRICKS 2 more in game 1 of the 95 finals. The Magic controlled that game and let it slip away, never recovered.

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    LOL

    Nick "Brick" Anderson

    One of the greatest choke-jobs in NBA history.

    Bricks 2 freethrows, gets fouled and has the chance to redeem himself......and BRICKS 2 more in game 1 of the 95 finals. The Magic controlled that game and let it slip away, never recovered.
    and he never recovered....he was a very good basketball player for quite some time...after that he was never ever the same....pretty sad story actually...

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    and he never recovered....he was a very good basketball player for quite some time...after that he was never ever the same....pretty sad story actually...

    Extremely sad, I wouldn't wish that on my worst enemy. Anderson was a good guy. His best friend in Chicago was killed in high school. He was a basketball standout.

    The freethrows are bound to still haunt him, as I'm sure the timeout still haunts Cwebb.

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    He said in a post game interview he can hit clutch shots because he plays basketball for fun. He said most guys take it too seriously. Meaning they want it so bad they tighten up.

    There's two ways you can be clutch. Horry's way, or to really be focused.

    Something Duncan wasn't either of tonight.

    Which brings up a question . . . I better not post it here or I'll probably derail the thread. I'll start another thread.

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    Tim Duncan just said on the post-game interview Rob just hangs out in the game and turns it on in big games in the 4th quarter, he just elevates his game because he usually just "hangs out"

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    3PtMiller,

    As Tim Duncan says, he turns up his game in clutch situations. He elevates his game to a whole different level. That's just who he is. Robert Horry doesn't care about statistics, he just cares about getting more rings on his fingers. I think he wants one for each finger and possibly his toes too.

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    3PtMiller,

    As Tim Duncan says, he turns up his game in clutch situations. He elevates his game to a whole different level. That's just who he is. Robert Horry doesn't care about statistics, he just cares about getting more rings on his fingers. I think he wants one for each finger and possibly his toes too.
    Yea i know... but im talking about HOF, what those people look in a player.. if you look at all those players in HOF you will see the greatest players who played the game... Horry is great clutch player, but comon? That would be great tho if he becomes a HOF, then its prooved that you dont need stats to be one of the greatest... i want that to happen!

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    Robert Horry is a clutch player but no HOFer.

    Also, Nick Anderson was pretty good up until those free throws. He used to give Reggie fits both on offense and defense.

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    I always said that shot against the Kings were a fluke...I take it back. Horry certainly deserves consideration for the Hall of Fame. What an amazing clutch player.
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    Why is Big Shot Bob lucky? That's what he does and he always turns it on in clutch performances. He is just a clutch player and is a very valuable member for the Spurs. As Duncan said, he just doesn't try until when it really counts. He just "hangs out".
    LOL

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    He has been a big peice to many championship teams. He may not put up big numbers, but he's NEVER had to.

    They go to Horry when it counts, because he's exceptionaly well under preassure.

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