25 Facts About Brent Barry


Brent Barry is the current vice president of basketball operations for the San Antonio Spurs.


Brent Barry is the son of former NBA player Rick Barry.


Brent Barry is a commentator of the NBA 2K series and has been a commentator since the release of NBA 2K21.


Brent Barry was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the 1995 NBA draft, but was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers on draft night in a 4-player trade with Rodney Rogers for the No 2 overall pick in the draft and Randy Woods.


Brent Barry was generally considered a good passer and had three seasons where he averaged more than 5 assists per game.


Brent Barry was on the San Antonio Spurs championship teams in 2005 and 2007.


Brent Barry 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.


Brent Barry was the first Caucasian player to win the competition.


Brent Barry signed with the Bulls on January 25,1999 and signed a 6-year $27 million contract.


Brent Barry would begin his Seattle career as a back-up for fellow Oregon State alumnus Gary Payton.


Later in those same playoffs, Brent Barry earned his first championship ring when the Spurs defeated the Detroit Pistons in the 2005 NBA Finals.


Brent Barry totaled 356 3-point shots made and 1,888 points.


Brent Barry opted out of his contract and became a free agent on July 1,2008.


Brent's other brother Richard Francis "Scooter" Barry IV was born on August 13,1966 and is a retired American professional basketball player.


On October 23,2009, Brent Barry's career ended when he was cut by the Rockets at the end of training camp, leading Barry to later remark that "all the Barrys were buried in Houston".


In 2013, Brent Barry began making regular appearances on NBA TV's The Starters in his own segment: "The Bone Zone".


Brent Barry was a fill-in analyst for the NBA on TNT coverage, and was a play-by-play announcer for their Players Only broadcast starting in 2016.


Brent Barry was partnered with Ian Eagle for TNT's coverage of the 2018 NBA Playoffs.


In 2018, Brent Barry joined the San Antonio Spurs' front office as their vice president of basketball operations.


Brent Barry's stepmother, Lynn Barry, was an accomplished basketball player in college.


Brent Barry played four years on the Beavers basketball team of Oregon State University after redshirting his freshman season.


Brent Barry graduated from Oregon State with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology in 1995.


Brent and Erin Barry were married in 1998, after being together from the time they were both in high school.


In 2010, it was reported that Brent Barry had filed for divorce, citing "irreconcilable differences".


In December 2010 Erin Brent Barry issued a statement denying the reports about an extra-marital affair with teammate Tony Parker being the cause of their separation.