Jon Barry recently retired after an outstanding 14-year NBA career. He was a consistent winner as his team advanced to the NBA playoffs in ten of his last eleven seasons. Jon was one of the best shooters in the league as he finished 7th in the NBA in three-point field goal percentage in 2004-2005 (43%) and 9th in the same category in 1999-2000 (43%). He was a career 39.2% three-point shooter and shot 85% lifetime from the free-throw line.
He was outstanding in the 2005 playoffs for the Houston Rockets, averaging 9 points per game off the bench while shooting 48% from three-point range. He sparked the Rockets to victory in Game 2 with 16 points, including 4 three-pointers, and in Game 6 with 14 points. In 1995-96, while with Golden State, Jon set a franchise record by making 8 consecutive three-point attempts. Originally a first round pick of the Boston Celtics (#21 overall) in the 1992 NBA draft, Jon has played for Milwaukee, Golden State, Atlanta, the Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento, Detroit, Denver and Houston. He had an outstanding collegiate career at Georgia Tech, where he led the Yellow Jackets in scoring, assists, three-point field goals, and steals during his senior year. Jon is from a legendary basketball family. His father Rick is in the Basketball Hall of Fame. Brother Brent is a standout in the NBA and was a member of the World Champion San Antonio Spurs this past season. Brother Scooter played on Kansas’ 1988 NCAA Championship squad. Brother Drew spent time in the NBA with the Hawks, Sonics and Warriors. Jon is also the brother-in-law of PGA Tour player Billy Andrade. Jon is a scratch golfer.
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