Brent Robert Barry ( born December 31, 1971 in Hempstead, New York ) is a retired American professional basketball player. Between 1995 and 2009 he played in the U.S. professional league NBA on the position of the Shooting Guards. He is one of four sons of Hall of Famer Rick Barry, who like her father were professional basketball player. The other sons are Scooter Barry, Jon Barry and Drew Barrymore.
In the NBA he played with the Los Angeles Clippers ( 1995-1998 ), Miami Heat ( 1998), Chicago Bulls (1999 ) Seattle SuperSonics (1999 to 2004), San Antonio Spurs (2004 to 2008) and the Houston Rockets (2008 to 2009 ).
He was selected in 1995 by the Denver Nuggets in the first round as the 15th pick of the NBA Drafts, but was then traded directly with Rodney Rogers for the 1995 also gedrafteten Antonio McDyess to the Los Angeles Clippers. After his first year as a pro in Los Angeles, he was appointed to the NBA All- Rookie Second Team.
With the Spurs, where he was under contract since 2004, he could win two NBA championships (2005 and 2007). Brent and his father were so only the second father-son duo, who won an NBA title as a player each. The first were Matt Guokas sr. Jr. and his son Matt Guokas
He won the Slam Dunk Contest during the NBA All-Star Weekend in 1996 with a design inspired by Michael Jordan slam dunk, in which he jumped from the free throw line with one hand and stuffed the ball in the basket.
Brent currently ranked at No. 13 of the eternal NBA list for three-point hit rate ( 40.7 percent) and 10th for three-point throws made ( 1,344 ).
Barry has two children with his wife, Erin Quinn (* 2001) and Cade (* 2006).
Besides a few short appearances in television series ( such as diagnostics - murder) had Brent Barry in 1996 a small role as the fictional athlete Calvin Nack in the movie Jerry Maguire.