Robert Horry’s son Christian Horry commits to UCLA as walk-on


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A key player on one of the consistently great teams in the nation, Christian Horry of Harvard-Westlake (Studio City, Calif.) has been in the eye of recruiters and analysts all season. He announced on social media platform X last week that he’s made his collegiate decision, and it’s to a region that knows his family very well.

Horry, son of former Los Angeles Lakers player Robert Horry, accepted an offer from UCLA to join the team as a walk-on, according to the Los Angeles Times. The class of 2024 shooting guard posted to X “Thank you to Coach Savino and everyone on the UCLA staff for believing in me and helping me reach my dreams.”

This season, Horry is averaging 10 points and five rebounds per game while shooting 42% from 3 for Harvard-Westlake (Studio City, Calif.), according to 247Sports. The recruiting outlet wrote that Horry is a 3-and-D style player who is “a very good three-point shooter while playing tough, hard-nosed defense,” while LA Times reporter Ben Bolch wrote Horry “might be capable of making an impact given his toughness and defensive determination” as a walk-on.

Robert posted a congratulations to his son on X, saying, “One dream accomplished, many more to go:”

Horry adds to UCLA’s class of 2024, which includes four-star guard Eric Freeny. The Bruins are currently 14-11 and have won six games in a row.

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