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JAMES WORTHY RUMORS & GOSSIP

James Worthy: Kobe Bryant wants to tie Michael Jordan, could play past 2015-16

The reports that Kobe Bryant was considering retirement after this season always seemed a bit premature. And while there's every chance that the future Hall of Famer and current Los Angeles Lakers superstar will in fact call it quits when 2015-16 is all said and done, former Lakers great James Worthy doesn't seem so sure. Worthy joined the Above the Rim radio show with Brian Geltzeiler...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

James Worthy on Kristaps Porzingis: “He’s a combination of Dirk Nowitzki and Kevin Durant”

New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis that the fans are not on his side right. The NBA Draft was supposed to be one of the best days of his life. But Knicks fans changed all of that when they booed Porzingis out of the building. But after watching him playing in the NBA Summer League, Porzingis is started to change the narrative about him. In fact, a Los Angeles Laker great...
Via No Guts, No Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  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...
Via College Spun
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...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony’s wife LaLa was center of James Worthy’s Lakers pitch

James Worthy was among the personnel present for the Los Angeles Lakers’ free agent meeting with Carmelo Anthony last week, and the three-time champion says his pitch to ‘Melo focused on the forward’s wife. “I told Carmelo, I said, I wish your wife were here because she’s more popular than you in Los Angeles. We’re […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via Lakerholicz.com
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...
Via Lakerholicz.com
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...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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