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Encyclopedia > Brent Barry
Brent Barry
Position Shooting guard
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg)
League NBA
Team San Antonio Spurs
Born December 31, 1971 (1971-12-31) (age 36)
Hempstead, New York
Nationality American
High school De La Salle
(Concord, California)
College Oregon State
Draft 15th overall, 1995
Denver Nuggets
Pro career 1995–present
Former teams Los Angeles Clippers (1995–1998)
Miami Heat (1998)
Chicago Bulls (1999)
Seattle SuperSonics (1999–2004, 2008)
San Antonio Spurs (2004–2008)
Awards 1996 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Winner

Brent Robert Barry (born December 31, 1971 in Hempstead, New York) is an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA), currently playing for the San Antonio Spurs. The 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), 210 lb (95 kg/15 st) shooting guard was selected out of Oregon State University by the Denver Nuggets with the 15th overall pick in the 1995 NBA Draft, but was traded shortly after to the Los Angeles Clippers. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... The Shooting guard (SG), also known as the two or off guard,[1] is one of five traditional positions on a basketball team. ... NBA redirects here. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... Nickname: An aerial view of The Village of Hempstead. ... This article is about the state. ... De La Salle High School is a private, Catholic, all-boys school in Concord, California, United States. ... Location of Concord in California. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... The Oregon State Beavers is a name shared by all sports teams at Oregon State University, which is located in Corvallis, Oregon in the United States. ... The 1995 NBA Draft took place on 28 June 1995 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... For the original defunct Denver Nuggets, see Denver Nuggets (original). ... The 1995-96 NBA season was the 50th season of the National Basketball Association, although the league didnt celebrate this anniversary until the following season. ... Clippers redirects here. ... The Miami Heat (known as the HEAT [in all capital letters] on official team publications) is a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Seattle SuperSonics (or simply Sonics) are an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... The Slam Dunk Contest is an annual NBA competition held during the week of the NBA All-Star Game. ... NBA redirects here. ... The Slam Dunk Contest is an annual NBA competition held during the week of the NBA All-Star Game. ... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... Nickname: An aerial view of The Village of Hempstead. ... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the sport. ... NBA redirects here. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... Look up pound in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kg redirects here. ... The stone is a unit of mass in the Imperial system of weights and measures used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and most Commonwealth countries. ... The Shooting guard (SG), also known as the two or off guard,[1] is one of five traditional positions on a basketball team. ... Oregon State University (OSU) is a four-year research and degree-granting public university, located in Corvallis, Oregon (USA). ... For the original defunct Denver Nuggets, see Denver Nuggets (original). ... The 1995 NBA Draft took place on 28 June 1995 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Clippers redirects here. ...


Barry is the son of Hall of Famer Rick Barry, and is arguably the best player of the four basketball-playing Barry sons, the others being Scooter, Jon and Drew. Brent, the second youngest, played his high school basketball at athletic powerhouse De La Salle High School in Concord, California before receiving a basketball scholarship to play at Oregon State University. Barry earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology while in college. Basketball Hall of Fame Logo The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame honors players who have shown exceptional skill at basketball, all-time great coaches and referees, and other major contributors to the game. ... Richard (Rick) Francis Dennis Barry III (born March 28, 1944, in Elizabeth, New Jersey) is an American former professional basketball player. ... Richard Francis Scooter Barry (born August 13, 1966 in San Francisco, California) is a professional basketball player. ... Jon Alan Barry (born July 25, 1969 in Oakland, California) is a former American professional basketball player and current television analyst for cable network ESPN.[1] Barry is the son of Hall of Famer Rick Barry, and has three brothers: Scooter, Drew, Brent, all of whom are also basketball players. ... Drew Barry is a professional basketball player. ... De La Salle High School is a private, Catholic, all-boys school in Concord, California, United States. ... Location of Concord in California. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Oregon State University (OSU) is a four-year research and degree-granting public university, located in Corvallis, Oregon (USA). ... A B.A. issued from the University of Tennessee. ... Sociology (from Latin: socius, companion; and the suffix -ology, the study of, from Greek λόγος, lógos, knowledge [1]) is the systematic and scientific study of society, including patterns of social relationships, social action, and culture[2]. Areas studied in sociology can range from the analysis of brief contacts between anonymous...


He has played professionally for the Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Seattle SuperSonics and San Antonio Spurs and won two NBA Championships with the Spurs, in 2005 and 2007. He also won the 1996 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. He is known by his nickname "Bones". Clippers redirects here. ... The Miami Heat (known as the HEAT [in all capital letters] on official team publications) is a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Seattle SuperSonics (or simply Sonics) are an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... Logo of the NBA Finals. ... The 2005 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 2004-05 National Basketball Association season. ... The 2007 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 2006-07 National Basketball Association season, and was the conclusion of the 2007 NBA Playoffs. ... The Slam Dunk Contest is an annual NBA competition held during the week of the NBA All-Star Game. ...

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NBA

He was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the first round (15th pick) of the 1995 NBA Draft before being traded to the Los Angeles Clippers where he would go on to average 1.4 3-Point Field Goals Made Per Game, 3.7 3-Point Field Goal Attempts Per Game and 2.8 3-Point Field Goals Made per 48 Minutes. He won the Slam Dunk Contest in the NBA All-Star Weekend in 1996 with a Julius Erving-inspired slam dunk in which he took off from the free throw line to sail in and dunk one-handed. For the original defunct Denver Nuggets, see Denver Nuggets (original). ... The 1995 NBA Draft took place on 28 June 1995 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The Slam Dunk Contest is an annual NBA competition held during the week of the NBA All-Star Game. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Julius Winfield Erving II (born February 22, 1950, raised in Roosevelt, New York), commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is a former American basketball player who helped launch a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and play above the rim. ...


In the summer of 2004, Barry was signed as a free agent by the San Antonio Spurs. After spending most of the season as a reserve, Barry was inserted into the starting lineup during the first round of the 2005 NBA Playoffs; the Spurs' new lineup helped them come back from a 0-1 series deficit to beat the Nuggets in the series four games to one. Later in those same playoffs, Barry earned his first championship ring when the Spurs defeated the Detroit Pistons in the 2005 NBA Finals. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In North American professional sports, particularly baseball, football, and basketball, a free agent is a team player whose contract with a team has expired, and the player is able to sign a contract with another team. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... The 2005 NBA Playoffs was the postseason of the National Basketball Associations 2004-2005 season. ... The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... The 2005 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 2004-05 National Basketball Association season. ...


Brent and his father, Rick Barry, are only the second father-son duo to each win an NBA Championship as a player; the first was Matt Guokas, Sr. and his son Matt Guokas, Jr. Richard (Rick) Francis Dennis Barry III (born March 28, 1944, in Elizabeth, New Jersey) is an American former professional basketball player. ... Matthew George Guokas, Sr. ... Matthew George Matt Guokas (born February 25, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a former pro basketball player and coach. ...


Brent Barry is generally considered a good passer, and has had three seasons where he averaged more than 5 assists per game. Barry is also a strong three-point shooter; he currently ranks 10th all-time in career 3-point field goals made and has shot 40% from behind the arc for his career. These two strengths, combined with Barry's 6- 7 frame, allows him to play a variety of positions, including point guard, shooting guard, and small forward; because he is taller than most point guards, he is often considered a point forward when he is running the offense. The following is a list of the top 30 all-time leaders in three-point field goals made in National Basketball Association history. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Shooting guard (SG), also known as the two or off guard,[1] is one of five traditional positions on a basketball team. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Point forward is an unofficial playing position in basketball for those who share the attributes of both a point guard and a forward. ...


Brent Barry ranks #2 in the NBA in Three-Point Field Goals Per 48 Minutes(3.75).He Ranks #4 in the NBA in Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage(0.457), Ranks #43 in the NBA in Three-Point Field Goal Attempts(208.0), and Ranks #22 in the NBA in Three-Point Field Goals Made(95.0)as of March 1st 2007. His highest season score in a game was 31, which occurred twice in his career. In June 2007 he won his second NBA championship ring when the Spurs swept the Cleveland Cavaliers 4–0. The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) are a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ...


On February 20, 2008, Barry, along with Francisco Elson and a 2009 first round draft pick, was traded by the San Antonio Spurs to the Seattle SuperSonics in exchange for forward/center Kurt Thomas. Barry was waived the following day by the Sonics. After a mandatory 30-day waiting period, he re-signed with San Antonio on March 24, 2008.[1] is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Francisco Marihno Robby Elson (born February 28, 1976 in Rotterdam, Netherlands) is a professional basketball player of Dutch nationality. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... The Seattle SuperSonics (or simply Sonics) are an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington. ... Kurt Vincent Thomas (born October 4, 1972 in Dallas, Texas) is an American professional basketball player with the NBAs Seattle Supersonics. ...


Trivia

  • Until he entered the NBA, Barry regularly shot his free throws underhanded (like his father, Rick, did).
  • Barry is an avid surfer.
  • Barry has two children with wife, Erin: Quinn (b. 2001) and Cade (b. 2006).
  • To date, Barry is the only Caucasian to have won the NBA Slam Dunk Competition (1996).
  • Has a brief cameo as Calvin Nack in the 1996 film, Jerry Maguire.
  • Every year he and his wife Erin host the Spurs' annual 5k run/walk.[2]

For other uses, see Surfing (disambiguation). ... Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American comedy-drama film starring Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Jr. ...

References

  1. ^ Spurs re-sign veteran guard Barry just over a month after trading him to Seattle
  2. ^ SPURS: 3rd Annual Ashley Furniture HomeStore Spurs 5K Run/Walk

External links

  • Brent Barry Player Info at NBA.com
  • Brent Barry Statistics at Basketball-Reference.com
  • Brent Barry at ESPN.com
  • Brent Barry at SI.com
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  Results from FactBites:
 
San Antonio Spurs Brent Barry - www.mistilynn.com (931 words)
Barry missed the first 14 games of the season due to a strained ligament in his left thumb, He also sat out two games because of a sprained left ankle, one due to lower back spasms and six as a DNP-CD.
Barry scored a season-high 18 points in a 106-94 loss to Portland on March 16, and tied his career high with 11 assists (plus 11 points) in a 123-95 loss to the Lakers on April 18.
As a senior co-captain, Barry finished second in the Pac-10 in scoring at 21.0 ppg and second in steals at 2.7 spg, third free throw percentage at.823 and 10th in assists at 3.9 apg.
Brent Barry at AllExperts (556 words)
Barry is the son of Hall of Famer Rick Barry, and is arguably the best player of the four basketball-playing Barry sons, the others being (from oldest) Scooter, Jon, and Drew.
Brent and his father, Rick Barry, are only the second father-son duo to each win an NBA Championship as a player; the first was Matt Guokas, Sr.
Barry is also a strong three-point shooter; he currently ranks 23rd all-time in career 3-point field goals made and has shot 40% from behind the arc for his career.
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