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JAMES WORTHY RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via NESN.com
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

WATCH: James Worthy trash talks Celtics after Lakers win

    James Worthy played for the Lakers for the entirety of his 12-year career so he’s quite familiar with the Lakers-Celtics rivalry. On Friday, he showed he still enjoys when the purple & gold come out on top when the two teams meet. Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour made a stop in Boston on Friday and, despite the history between the Lakers and Celtics, many on hand showed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

HBO’s outstanding Kareem: Minority of One reveals personal side rarely seen from basketball legend

“Kareem was just a different piece of toast, man.” — James Worthy As the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is obviously a legendary basketball star. However, part of what created that legend is that he remained a mystery to fans, media and teammates. His stoic demeanor rarely portrayed emotion, giving the impression that he was aloof and unapproachable. But...
Via Awful Announcing
November 02, 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

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
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

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

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
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