Horry remains in San Antonio

Updated: August 5, 2004, 5:42 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO -- Spurs forward Robert Horry re-signed with the team Thursday.

The deal came a day after San Antonio signed power forwards Tony Massenburg and Sean Marks, who spent last season on the Spurs' injured list.

The 6-foot-10 Horry, who turns 34 this month, averaged 4.8 points and 3.4 rebounds in 81 games with San Antonio last season. He also played in all 10 of the Spurs' playoff games, averaging 6.1 points and 6.3 rebounds.

Last month, the team declined to exercise its $5 million option to keep Horry, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Horry, going into his 13th NBA season, picked up championship titles with the Houston Rockets in 1994 and 1995, then three more with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2000, 2001 and 2002.

The Spurs originally signed him to fill a need for clutch shooting after the Lakers opted to let him become a free agent. In his career, Horry has averaged 7.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 856 games.

He ranks second in NBA Finals history with 38 3-pointers, trailing only Michael Jordan.


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