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James Worthy Basketball News & Bio


Name:James Worthy
Hometown:Gastonia, NC
High School:Ashbrook
Born:February 27, 1961 (61)
Height/Weight:6-9, 225
Position:Forward
Notes:Basketball Hall of Fame, 3x NBA Champion, 7x NBA All-Star, 1979 McDonald's All-American
Related:Jim Braddock | Matt Doherty | Sam Perkins | Michael Jordan
James Worthy

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