By Jeff Case
The Horry Scale rules clearly dictate the following:
The Horry scale examines a game-winning buzzer-beater (GWBB) in the categories of difficulty, game situation (was the team tied or behind at the time?), importance (playoff game or garden-variety Kings-Pistons game?) and celebration (is it over the top or too chill? Just the right panache or needs more sauce?). Then we give it an overall grade on a scale of 1-5 Robert Horrys, the patron saint of last-second daggers.
That means Wes Johnson‘s game-tying, at-the-horn, send-it-to-OT, miraculous 3-pointer (especially given his career 33.8 percentage from 3-point range) in San Antonio last night is nothing more than a great shot: