“More NBA Championships Than”: Shaquille O’Neal Points Out Robert Horry’s Achievements Surpassing Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant

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Instagram user sports_kingdom97 recently highlighted the remarkable NBA career of former Spurs and Rockets player Robert Horry in a recent post. Standing tall at 6’10”, Horry, primarily a role player, achieved a stunning feat of being part of 7 Championship teams over his 16-year career. Despite not boasting an individual portfolio comparable to some NBA legends, Horry’s unique contribution to championship victories caught the attention of none other than Shaquille O’Neal.

In a recent Instagram post, Shaq pointed out Horry’s extraordinary accomplishments. Horry’s career points totaled just 7715, a modest figure compared to legends with a similar championship count. Horry’s journey began with two championships alongside basketball greats like Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler, and Kenny Smith at the Houston Rockets. He further added to his collection as a key member of the 3-peat-winning LA Lakers, playing alongside Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant. Later, under the coaching of Gregg Popovich, Horry secured two more championships with the San Antonio Spurs in 2005 and 2007.

With a total of 7 championships and 155 Playoff victories, Horry surpassed numerous NBA legends in overall wins. Notably, his Final Games appearances exceeded those of Michael Jordan and Shaquille O’Neal himself, both renowned for their illustrious careers and multiple Finals MVP titles.

The unique achievements of Robert Horry have sparked discussions about his place in the NBA Hall of Fame. After the induction of Rudy Tomjanovich in 2021, the former Rockets’ coach advocated for Horry’s inclusion, emphasizing his ability to deliver in clutch moments and his impressive seven championship rings. This sentiment has been echoed by other NBA luminaries, including Kobe Bryant and Hakeem Olajuwon, who have expressed their desire to see Horry rightfully recognized for his contributions, despite the absence of eye-popping individual statistics. Consequently, there is a growing call for Horry’s achievements to receive the respect and recognition they deserve.



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