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Lakers add Hall of Famer Worthy to coaching staff

The Los Angeles Lakers hired one of the stars from their Showtime era on Monday. Lakers legend James Worthy was added to Byron Scott's staff. Worthy will work with the team's big men and will accompany the team to Hawaii for training camp and work with the players throughout the season. "James was one of the best forwards to ever play the game," Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak said of the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Hire James Worthy To Work With Big Men

James Worthy has been hired by the team to work with the coaching staff. In his position, Worthy will work with head coach Byron Scott and his staff, focusing his attention on working with the Lakers big men. He will accompany the team to Hawaii for training camp and will continue to work with Lakers players throughout the season. Worthy will also continue his role on Time Warner...
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Worthy compares Porzingis to Durant and Nowitzki

Did the New York Knicks make the best pick of the 2015 NBA Draft when they selected Kristaps Porzingis at No. 4 overall? James Worthy certainly thinks so. Worthy, a Hall of Famer who won three championships with the Los Angeles Lakers during his 13-year career, had some incredibly high praise for Porzingis during the...Read More
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: UNC Legend James Worthy Had Breakfast With The Tar Heels This Morning

North Carolina’s men’s basketball team is hours away from playing for a spot in the Elite Eight. The No. 4-seeded Tar Heels are set to face No. 1 seed Wisconsin in the Sweet 16 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.  In preparation for their bout against the Badgers, Roy Williams’ squad had breakfast with one of their program’s all-time greatest players.  The Tar Heels met with...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

James Worthy says Lakers still have “a shot” at landing Carmelo Anthony

The Lakers are out of the Carmelo Anthony race, right? Not according to this Lakers legend. Big Game James Worthy was a part of the Lakers’ pitch to Melo last week and revealed a few details of the meeting to SLAM Magazine today, and for what it’s worth, Worthy thinks the purple and gold still have “a shot” at landing the 30-year-old All-Star. “Carmelo has an open mind...
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: James Worthy to represent team at 2014 draft lottery

James Worthy was the last number one pick by the Los Angeles Lakers way back in 1982. That’s why it makes perfect sense for the organization to select Big Game James to represent the purple and gold at this year’s draft lottery. The Lakers announced today that Worthy would be attending the lottery on May 20th and, as the team’s last number one pick, he’ll hopefully bring...
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

James Worthy’s message to the Lakers: “Don’t practice offense anymore”

James Worthy loves a good old rant and last night was no exception. After the Lakers had their worst loss (statistically) in franchise history against the Clippers last night, Worthy went off during the post-game show on Time Warner Cable: SportsNet. And, as usual, the Lakers legend was critical of the team’s defense, so much so that he actually suggested that the team no longer...
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: James Worthy says the Lakers are “whack” after loss to Bobcats

Ouch, the Lakers legends are really going after the purple and gold this week. Just days after Magic Johnson called out Mike D’Antoni and co. on national television – and then later apologized via Twitter – one of his ex-teammates ripped into the Laker Show once again. “I haven’t used this word all year long, but this was disgusting,” James Worthy said on Time Warner...
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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