James Worthy News & Bio


Name:James Worthy
Hometown:Gastonia, NC
High School:Ashbrook
Born:February 27, 1961 (59)
Height/Weight:6-9, 225
Position:Forward
Notes:Basketball, 1979 McDonald's All-American
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Quick Hitters - North Carolina at Miami
How did Day'Ron Sharpe follow up his monster game from Saturday? He scored 12 points, but had a huge rebounding game. He hauled in 16...

Interview with James Worthy
James Worthy never forgot where he came from. As a kid growing up in North Carolina, he participated in the Boys and Girls Club, and...

Danny Green and the Lakers Advance to NBA Finals
This will be Danny Green’s fourth NBA Finals since winning a national title at UNC in 2009. If the Lakers win this year, Green would...

James Worthy: Change Is Made Through Education, Voting, 2020 Census
James Worthy is a man of many accomplishments: He’s a three-time NBA champion, Lakers MVP, Hall of Famer, and Spectrum SportsNet analyst. Worthy said he...

When Tar Heel teammates become foes in the pros
Let’s take a look at some notable instances where Tar Heel teammates ended up doing battle in notable games at the professional level. Michael Jordan,...

ACC Network picks UNC Basketball's ultimate Starting Five
Wes Durham, who got first pick and chose the Tar Heels, explained his selections for UNC. "I know there’s no James Worthy, but I’ve got...

Top 30 UNC Basketball Teams Of All-Time: No. 2 - 1981-82
Sam Perkins was a three-time first-team All-America who played 17 seasons in the NBA scoring 15,324 points. James Worthy was named one of the 50...

James Worthy Sheds Light on Michael Jordan’s Freshman Year at Carolina
In 1981, Michael Jordan joined North Carolina. When he joined the team, The Jumpman was just an addition to a talented team of college players...

The NBA According to Lakers Legend James Worthy
James Worthy played in a different NBA. Fouls were harder. The game was inside the paint. It was physical and mean. And then the game...

Top 30 UNC Basketball Teams Of All-Time: No. 21 - 1980-81
The 1980-81 Tar Heels were 18-6 at one point and 22-7 a few weeks later. Not exactly what you'd expect from a North Carolina team...

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