Horry inducted in Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

Published 11:16 pm Saturday, May 22, 2010

BIRMINGHAM – Andalusia native Robert  Horry was inducted in the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame here Saturday night.

“Growing up this was an honor I could never imagine,” he said.

Horry played for coach Richard Robertson at Andalusia, coach Wimp Sanderson at the University of Alabama and was part of seven championship teams in the NBA. In his acceptance speech, Horry said, “Coach Robertson and Coach Sanderson had a handful in me.”

A large crowd of family and Andalusia friends were on hand for the occasion.

Other members of the Class of 2010 are Reita Clanton, Howard Cross, Bobby Johns, Ronald McKinnon, George Suttles, Ben Tamburello, Mickey Newsome and Rick Woodward.

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Robert Horry is inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.