10 Years Ago, Robert Horry Hit The Shot That Inspired A Certain Scale

by Micah Hart

10 years ago today on May 26, 2002, “Big Shot Bob” himself, Robert Horry, hit the shot that would one day inspire what some* would call the defining way to measure a game-winning buzzer-beater:

*Well, one person



Happy anniversary Robert — I promise to grade shots in the lane harder in the future.

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5 Comments

  1. RAPTORS says:

    How about 2005 NBA FINALS game 5 series tied 2-2 with Pistons up by 2 points nails a 3 pointer leaving 5 seconds on the clock and silencing the crowd.

    • GK says:

      That was an excellent shot, but by then he was already known for doing that sort of thing.

  2. Jake says:

    Kobe missed the layup.

  3. Ninch667 says:

    For a kid growing up idolizing the Shaq-Kobe Lakers, Horry was like Deus Ex Machina. If Kobe and Shaq couldn’t do it, I could always count on Horry swooping in to save the day at the last possible moment!

  4. pattie says:

    what about d-fish’s 0.4 clutch?