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Seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry to visit India this month

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Seven-time Champion will visit this month to celebrate the 2018-19 season tip-off with fans and interact with the country's top prospects at The Academy in

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

Horry will then make live television appearances on Ten 1 and Ten 3's NBA wraparound shows on October 20 and October 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."

Horry, a 6'7" inches tall forward from the University of Alabama, was selected 11th overall by the in Draft.

Horry was named to All-Rookie Second Team in 1993 and won two of his seven with the in 1994 and 1995. He also won titles with the (2000-2002) and the (2005, 2007).

Since 2006, more than 30 active and retired NBA and 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

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 15:15 IST