Monday , May , 21 , 2007 Oly Sandor

Robert Horry Would Foul Steve Nash Again, Blames Amare Stoudemire and Boris Diaw For Suspensions

Big-shot Bob, or cheap-shot Bob depending on your perspective, returned to action on Sunday, playing in game four of the Western finals …. The veteran forward had a quiet game, but made lots of noise away from the court … Horry made no apologies for his game four foul on Nash and blamed Stoudemire and Diaw for getting suspended ….

On Sunday, made a quiet return to the line-up, going scoreless in game one of the Western Conference finals against the .

The forward had been suspended by the NBA for his game four foul on that resulted in Phoenix’s and getting suspended for game five of the Western Conference semi-finals.

After the game, Horry wasn’t quiet and had plenty to say about the incident.

"You know what? The veteran said. "If I had the situation to do all over again, I would still [do it]. That’s just the way I’m programmed. You go over there and foul, and you foul them hard. The only thing I wish I could have changed is that it wouldn’t have been that close to the scorer’s table. Other than that, I’m an old-fashioned player, an old-school player who will foul you and foul you hard." (ESPN)

Horry also felt Stoudemire and Diaw were at fault for getting suspended.

"They complained … like I can get in their heads and play Nintendo with their minds and bodies and get them to walk out onto the court," Horry joked.   (ESPN)

Horry, whose body-check caused a national uproar, was cheered loudly by San Antonio’s fans each time he touched the ball on Sunday afternoon.

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