WATCH: "I Was Better Than Michael Jordan, For About 3 Weeks" - James Worthy at UNC

James Worthy shares his early impressions of Michael Jordan at UNC, helping to recruit Jordan to North Carolina and being blown away by his abilities on the practice court. Worthy tells Antawn Jamison about the confidence with which Jordan carried himself, but how Worthy knew he was better than MJ..." for about 3 weeks." Watch this exclusive story on the ACC Digital Network.
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

Slam dunks and startups: How all-star technology took over the NBA in The Big Easy

Whether it was that first quarter alley-oop between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis lighting up the scoreboard as this year’s MVP, or players and entertainers teaming up to score a big time donation for the Sager Strong Foundation, this year’s NBA All-Star weekend was full of tweetable moments. While this weekend celebrated the league’s best talent, it also...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Fisher, James Worthy & Parking Lot Turned Basketball Clinic

Former Los Angeles Lakers James Worthy and Derek Fisher teach kids basketball fundamentals at the Spectrum SportsNet studios where they've turned the parking lot into an outdoor basketball court. The event hosted a group of students from Toland Way Elementary and Fletcher Drive Elementary, in partnership with LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program. After the clinic, the group...
Via Lakers Nation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

James Worthy thinks 'Showtime' Lakers would take Warriors easily

The Golden State Warriors are averaging a league-high 117.4 points per game and currently hold a record of 25-4, but NBA Hall of Famer James Worthy believes his “Showtime” Lakers would beat them handily. In an interview with For The Win, Worthy explained that the Warriors’ defensive shortcomings would be their downfall in this hypothetical matchup. “If you’re Steph Curry...
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Magic: ‘Showtime Lakers would beat Warriors’

After the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-77 in Game 2 Sunday to get one step closer to winning another title, Klay Thompson said the Warriors, who finished the regular season with a record 73 wins, were better than his dad’s old team, the “Showtime” Lakers. Klay Thompson: "We are better than the "Showtime" Lakers." He was smiling, knowing his father...
Via The Sports Daily
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

James Worthy Was Very, Very Excited About Lakers Beating Celtics (Video)

The Boston Celtics-Los Angeles Lakers rivalry isn’t quite what it used to be. Don’t try telling that to James Worthy. The former Lakers star, who played a role in plenty of epic Celtics-Lakers battles during the 1980s, now is a studio analyst for Time Warner Cable SportsNet in Los Angeles. After the Lakers pulled off an upset win Wednesday over the Celtics in Kobe Bryant’s...
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

James Worthy wants to the Lakers to “Get that Celtic ass!”

The Boston Celtics-Los Angeles Lakers rivalry has been one of the cornerstones of the NBA especially in the 1980’s when they met in the Finals three times in the decade. You would not be surprised that the players from that era still hold the rivalry to the vest. That goes especially for James Worthy, an integral part of the Showtime teams that won five championships in the decade...
Via Awful Announcing
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via FOX Sports
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Worthy compares Porzingis to Durant and Nowitzki

By Steve DelVecchio 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 Knicks’ Summer League game against the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via College Spun
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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