Seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry to visit India

Horry will first stop in New Delhi on October 19, where he will train with the 24 full-time prospects at The NBA Academy.

Robert Horry is excited to work with the young talents in India.   -  Getty Images

Seven-time NBA champion, Robert Horry, will visit India to celebrate the NBA season tip-off with fans and engage with the country’s top prospects at The NBA Academy India.

Horry will first stop in New Delhi on October 19, where he will train with the 24 full-time prospects at The NBA Academy. He will then make live television appearances on Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 3’s NBA wraparound shows on Oct. 20 and Oct. 21 respectively to discuss the upcoming NBA season.

 “I’m excited to return to India to work with some of the most promising talent the country has to offer and celebrate what will certainly be an electrifying NBA season,” said Horry. “I understand the game has made huge strides since my last visit to India in 2012, and I can’t wait to see this for myself.”

One of the prominent players in NBA history, Horry was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 1993 and won two of his seven NBA Championships with the Houston Rockets in 1994 and 1995.  Horry also won titles with the Los Angeles Lakers (2000-2002) and the San Antonio Spurs (2005, 2007).

Since 2006, more than 30 active and retired NBA and WNBA players have visited India with the NBA, including Sim Bhullar, Bruce Bowen, Muggsy Bogues, Chris Bosh, Swin Cash, Tamika Catchings, Seth Curry, Pau Gasol, Dwight Howard, Brian Shaw, Robin Lopez, Jason Richardson, Kevin Durant, and Brook Lopez.