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JAMES WORTHY RUMORS & GOSSIP

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For a guy who gets forgotten way too often. James Worthy aka “Big Game James” had a stellar career. One of the few players who could say they played with Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson. The former #1 pick of the 1982 NBA Draft from UNC, ended his Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame career a seven-time NBA All-Star, three-time NBA champion and the 1988 NBA Finals MVP....
Via Hooped Up
August 19, 2014  |  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

The greatest steal in Celtics Finals history that nobody talks about

We all know the holy trinity of clutch steals in Celtics playoff history.  Bird’s steal against Detroit in Game 5 of the 1987 Eastern Conference Finals.  Gerald Herderson’s pick-off of James Worthy’s lazy pass in Game 2 of the 1984 NBA Finals.  And of course, HAVLICEK STOLE THE BALL!!!!!!!  We could debate which ranks first out of those three but no doubt they were all...
Via Red's Army
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Worthy misses Packers practice, grandmother reportedly shot in head

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Jerel Worthy was missing from the Green Bay Packers' Thursday practice session as the defensive lineman dealt with a tragic family situation. According to ABC 22 in Huber Heights, Ohio, a woman was shot in the head early Thursday morning and is in critical condition. That woman is reportedly Mae Worthy, the grandmother of Jerel Worthy. The report adds that Mae...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 29, 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

Lakers set franchise record for points in a quarter

51 points for #Lakers in 3rd Q, a franchise record. #saywhatttt — James Worthy (@James_Worthy42) March 26, 2014 This is a thing that happened. This Lakers team. THIS TEAM. Los Angeles had 51 points in the third quarter in the team’s game against New York. Pretty incredible.
Via Crossover Chronicles
March 26, 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

Byron Scott & James Worthy imitate Nick Young’s “Swaggy P” persona

Lakers guard Nick “Swaggy P” Young has a distinctive voice. Last Sunday during the Lakers pregame show on Time Warner Sports net, former Lakers greats- turned analyst, Byron Scott and James Worthy, gave their best “Swaggy P” impersonations.   Byron Scott wins because he had the sly smile while doing it. Nailed it! If you haven’t watch a Nick Young interview, check this...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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