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Brent Robert Barry (born December 31, 1971) is an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA), currently signed with the Houston Rockets. The 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st) shooting guard was selected out of Oregon State University by the Denver Nuggets with the 15th overall pick in the 1995 NBA Draft, but was traded shortly after to the Los Angeles Clippers.

Barry, born in Hempstead, New York, is the son of Hall of Famer Rick Barry, and is arguably the best player of the four basketball-playing Barry sons, the others being Scooter, Jon and Drew. His stepmother, Lynn Barry, was also a distinguished basketball player in college. Brent, the second youngest, played his high school basketball at athletic powerhouse De La Salle High School in Concord, California before receiving a basketball scholarship to play at Oregon State University. Barry earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology while in college.

He has played professionally for the Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Seattle SuperSonics and San Antonio Spurs and won two NBA Championships with the Spurs, in 2005 and 2007. He also won the 1996 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. He is known by his nickname "Bones".

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