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Old 05-16-2008, 03:33 PM   #1
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Default Horry Strikes Again!

Last Year Steve Nash Now David West! Last Year The Suns Had The Game Already Won And Horry Hip Checked Nash To The Scorers Table That Probaly Cause The Suns A Title Which Caused Amare And Diaw To Be Suspended! Now After Being Up By 20 Points Horry Decides To Set A Dirty Back Screen That May Have Injured West! Should Horry Get Suspended? And The Spurs Fans Was Yelling Horry! Horry! When West Was On The Ground!
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Old 05-17-2008, 01:07 PM   #2
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Yeah that sucks. This incident will likely cause his "Is Horry Dirty?" rep to grow. He probably won't be suspended or anything for it though.
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Old 05-18-2008, 12:41 AM   #3
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NBA review doesn't find problem with Horry's foul on Hornets' West

The NBA's basketball operations staff determined during a review Friday that Robert Horry's foul on David West in the fourth quarter of the Spurs' Game 6 victory over the New Orleans Hornets was routine.

A back-pedaling West crashed into an Horry screen while trying to deflect a Manu Ginobili pass during Thursday night's game.

Horry had moved up on West from behind and positioned himself as Ginobili began a drive to the basket past Jannero Pargo.

Ginobili left his feet to throw a crosscourt jump pass, which West attempted to deflect. While still moving backwards in the air, West crashed into Horry's screen and crumpled to the floor.

Having begun Game 6 with a sore back from an injury suffered in Game 5, West had to be helped to the Hornets' locker room. He did not return.

The play had made its way to the “YouTube” video website by early Friday morning and there were suggestions in some media outlets that Horry had intentionally tried to injure West. Hornets coach Byron Scott told Yahoo Sports columnist Adrian Wojnarowski, “... if I didn't know Robert on a personal level, I'd say that was a dirty shot. Yeah, if I didn't know him the way I know him, I'd say it was a cheap shot.”

Horry was suspended for two games in last year's conference semifinals against Phoenix after he hip-checked Suns point guard Steve Nash out of bounds. Suns stars Amare Stoudemire and Boris Diaw were suspended for leaving the bench in the excitement that followed that foul.

Ginobili rose to Horry's defense Thursday when it was suggested Horry had once again impacted a series with a questionable foul.

“I think he changed more seasons making shots than hitting people,” Ginobili said. “I don't think what he did had anything to do with last year's series. He just pushed Steve out of the court. The problem was their players getting on the court.

“He just made a hard foul last year, but it was their fault.”
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Old 05-18-2008, 02:16 PM   #4
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Does it matter if he gets suspended?

He sucks.
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