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JAMES WORTHY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Byron Scott Chosen To Represent Lakers At NBA Draft Lottery

James Worthy didn’t do all that great at last year’s draft lottery, so hopefully his Showtime Lakers teammate will have a little more luck on his side. The Lakers announced today that the team’s head coach, Byron Scott, will represent the purple and gold at the draft lottery in New York City on May 19. It’s a big date for the Lakers as it will determine whether the team...
Via Lakerholicz.com
3 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

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
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