James Worthy
Never was a nickname better suited to a player than James Worthy's moniker, "Big Game James." By the time he retired, Worthy owned a Most Outstanding Player Award from the 1982 NCAA Final Four and an MVP Award from the 1988 NBA Finals, he was a member of three NBA championship teams with the Los Angeles Lakers (in 1985, 1987, and 1988), and his career postseason averages of 21.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game were higher than his regular-season averages of 17.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per contest. more...
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Complete Bio | Summary | Complete Stats
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FG%
FT%
Rebs
RPG
Asts
APG
Stls
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Pts
PPG
926
.521
.769
4,707
5.1
2,791
3.0
1,041
624
16,320
17.6
Full Name: James Ager Worthy
Born: 2/27/61 in Gastonia, N.C.
High School: Ashbrook (Gastonia, N.C.)
College: North Carolina
Drafted by: L.A. Lakers, 1982 (first overall)
Height: 6-9; Weight: 225 lbs.
Nickname: Big Game James
Honors: Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2003); NBA champion (1985, '87, '88); NBA Finals MVP (1988); All-NBA Third Team (1990, '91); All-Rookie Team (1983); Seven-time NBA All-Star (1986-92); One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996).