James Worthy SF  #42

Current Team: Retired

Born: Feb 27, 1961 (61 years old)

Birthplace/Hometown: Gastonia, North Carolina

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-9 (206cm)     Weight: 225 (102kg)

Current NBA Status: Retired (Nov 10, 1994)

Draft Entry: 1982 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 1982 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 1, Los Angeles Lakers

Pre-Draft Team: North Carolina (Jr)

High School: Ashbrook High School [Gastonia, North Carolina]

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NBA

12 Years Of Service - NBA's Top 50, NBA's Top 75, Hall of Fame Player, Finals MVP, 7x All-Star, #42 retired by LAL

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1982-83 LAL 77 1 25.6 13.42 5.81 10.03 .579 0.01 0.05 .250 1.79 2.87 .624 2.04 3.14 5.18 1.71 1.18 0.83 2.31 2.87
1983-84 LAL 82 53 29.5 14.45 6.04 10.85 .556 0.00 0.07 .000 2.38 3.13 .759 1.91 4.37 6.28 2.52 0.94 0.85 2.21 2.98
1984-85 LAL 80 76 33.7 17.62 7.62 13.32 .572 0.00 0.09 .000 2.38 3.06 .776 2.11 4.28 6.39 2.51 1.09 0.84 2.48 2.45
1985-86 LAL 75 73 32.7 20.00 8.39 14.48 .579 0.00 0.17 .000 3.23 4.19 .771 1.81 3.35 5.16 2.68 1.09 1.03 2.00 2.60
1986-87 LAL 82 82 34.4 19.44 7.94 14.72 .539 0.00 0.16 .000 3.56 4.74 .751 1.93 3.76 5.68 2.78 1.32 1.01 2.05 2.51
1987-88 LAL 75 72 35.4 19.71 8.23 15.48 .531 0.03 0.21 .125 3.23 4.05 .796 1.72 3.21 4.93 3.85 0.96 0.73 2.07 2.33
1988-89 LAL 81 81 36.5 20.46 8.67 15.83 .548 0.02 0.28 .087 3.10 3.96 .782 2.09 3.95 6.04 3.56 1.33 0.69 2.25 2.16
1989-90 LAL 80 80 37.0 21.06 8.89 16.23 .548 0.19 0.61 .306 3.10 3.96 .782 2.00 3.98 5.97 3.60 1.24 0.61 2.00 2.38
1990-91 LAL 78 74 38.6 21.41 9.18 18.65 .492 0.33 1.15 .289 2.72 3.41 .797 1.37 3.19 4.56 3.53 1.33 0.45 1.63 1.50
1991-92 LAL 54 54 39.0 19.91 8.33 18.65 .447 0.17 0.80 .209 3.07 3.78 .814 1.81 3.83 5.65 4.67 1.41 0.43 2.35 1.65
1992-93 LAL 82 69 28.8 14.89 6.22 13.93 .447 0.37 1.35 .270 2.09 2.57 .810 0.89 2.12 3.01 3.39 1.12 0.33 1.67 1.06
1993-94 LAL 80 2 20.0 10.15 4.25 10.47 .406 0.40 1.39 .288 1.25 1.69 .741 0.60 1.66 2.26 1.93 0.56 0.23 1.21 1.00
CAREER   926 717 32.4 17.62 7.43 14.26 .521 0.13 0.52 .241 2.64 3.44 .769 1.69 3.39 5.08 3.02 1.12 0.67 2.01 2.13

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1982-83 LAL 77 1 1,970 1,033 447 772 .579 1 4 .250 138 221 .624 157 242 399 132 91 64 178 221
1983-84 LAL 82 53 2,415 1,185 495 890 .556 0 6 .000 195 257 .759 157 358 515 207 77 70 181 244
1984-85 LAL 80 76 2,696 1,410 610 1,066 .572 0 7 .000 190 245 .776 169 342 511 201 87 67 198 196
1985-86 LAL 75 73 2,454 1,500 629 1,086 .579 0 13 .000 242 314 .771 136 251 387 201 82 77 150 195
1986-87 LAL 82 82 2,819 1,594 651 1,207 .539 0 13 .000 292 389 .751 158 308 466 228 108 83 168 206
1987-88 LAL 75 72 2,655 1,478 617 1,161 .531 2 16 .125 242 304 .796 129 241 370 289 72 55 155 175
1988-89 LAL 81 81 2,960 1,657 702 1,282 .548 2 23 .087 251 321 .782 169 320 489 288 108 56 182 175
1989-90 LAL 80 80 2,960 1,685 711 1,298 .548 15 49 .306 248 317 .782 160 318 478 288 99 49 160 190
1990-91 LAL 78 74 3,008 1,670 716 1,455 .492 26 90 .289 212 266 .797 107 249 356 275 104 35 127 117
1991-92 LAL 54 54 2,108 1,075 450 1,007 .447 9 43 .209 166 204 .814 98 207 305 252 76 23 127 89
1992-93 LAL 82 69 2,359 1,221 510 1,142 .447 30 111 .270 171 211 .810 73 174 247 278 92 27 137 87
1993-94 LAL 80 2 1,597 812 340 838 .406 32 111 .288 100 135 .741 48 133 181 154 45 18 97 80
CAREER   926 717 30,001 16,320 6,878 13,204 .521 117 486 .241 2,447 3,184 .769 1,561 3,143 4,704 2,793 1,041 624 1,860 1,975

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1982-83 LAL 77 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .146 0.74 0.51 0.29 55 22 .714 3.00 2.10 5.10
1983-84 LAL 82 53 9 0 0 0 0 0 .182 1.14 0.43 0.29 54 28 .659 3.80 2.70 6.50
1984-85 LAL 80 76 10 0 0 0 0 0 .205 1.02 0.44 0.23 61 19 .763 4.60 2.90 7.50
1985-86 LAL 75 73 5 0 0 0 0 0 .236 1.34 0.55 0.29 58 17 .773 6.60 2.62 9.22
1986-87 LAL 82 82 5 0 0 0 0 0 .235 1.36 0.64 0.32 65 17 .793 5.79 3.19 8.99
1987-88 LAL 75 72 5 0 0 0 0 0 .277 1.86 0.46 0.26 57 18 .760 5.50 2.35 7.85
1988-89 LAL 81 81 10 0 0 0 0 0 .280 1.58 0.59 0.25 56 25 .691 6.54 2.81 9.35
1989-90 LAL 80 80 9 0 0 0 0 0 .297 1.80 0.62 0.24 62 18 .775 7.36 2.99 10.35
1990-91 LAL 78 74 4 0 0 0 0 0 .312 2.17 0.82 0.18 54 24 .692 5.26 3.16 8.42
1991-92 LAL 54 54 3 0 0 0 0 0 .334 1.98 0.60 0.20 28 26 .519 1.26 1.71 2.97
1992-93 LAL 82 69 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 2.03 0.67 0.18 39 43 .476 1.23 1.64 2.87
1993-94 LAL 80 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .154 1.59 0.46 0.16 33 47 .413 -0.62 0.64 0.01
CAREER   926 717 64 0 0 0 0 0 .236 1.50 0.56 0.24 622 304 .672 50.32 28.81 79.13

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1982-83 LAL 77 1 .594 .580 9.25 13.01 11.21 8.62 17.00 2.13 1.73 21.00 145.34 -4.53 1.34 108.6 104.9 17.35
1983-84 LAL 82 53 .591 .556 7.92 15.63 12.05 11.14 15.29 1.47 1.55 19.74 131.49 -1.74 1.33 112.6 107.1 16.51
1984-85 LAL 80 76 .601 .572 7.89 13.20 10.79 9.63 14.43 1.50 1.34 20.57 134.77 -2.35 1.32 113.8 108.0 17.02
1985-86 LAL 75 73 .613 .579 6.67 11.03 8.97 11.44 10.92 1.56 1.72 22.62 134.99 -0.65 1.38 119.9 107.3 20.12
1986-87 LAL 82 82 .578 .539 6.70 11.36 9.19 11.28 10.87 1.82 1.64 22.29 129.00 -0.56 1.32 116.2 107.8 18.44
1987-88 LAL 75 72 .571 .532 5.80 9.82 7.91 16.20 10.69 1.32 1.17 22.77 145.25 1.42 1.27 115.5 109.6 18.15
1988-89 LAL 81 81 .582 .548 6.81 11.31 9.21 14.59 11.34 1.75 1.08 22.45 141.65 0.34 1.29 116.5 108.8 19.10
1989-90 LAL 80 80 .586 .554 6.48 11.87 9.29 15.52 10.02 1.68 0.98 23.21 163.62 1.11 1.30 118.7 108.8 19.83
1990-91 LAL 78 74 .531 .501 4.34 9.23 6.90 15.17 7.47 1.77 0.69 24.81 157.80 1.95 1.15 112.3 108.2 18.11
1991-92 LAL 54 54 .490 .451 5.04 11.22 8.05 20.21 10.38 1.89 0.65 25.47 146.99 2.04 1.07 104.0 110.6 16.66
1992-93 LAL 82 69 .494 .460 3.49 8.49 5.97 19.06 9.99 1.95 0.71 24.97 152.73 2.06 1.07 103.6 111.4 15.65
1993-94 LAL 80 2 .452 .425 3.14 9.43 6.16 15.55 9.75 1.43 0.71 26.43 143.48 0.35 0.97 95.7 112.1 12.75
CAREER   926 717 .559 .525 6.11 11.36 8.84 13.67 11.30 1.68 1.19 22.83 153.02 0.01 1.24 112.3 108.6 17.72

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NBA Transactions

Jun 29, 1982 - The Los Angeles Lakers selected James Worthy in Round 1 with Pick 1 in the 1982 NBA Draft.
Aug 1, 1982 - James Worthy signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Jul 1, 1987 - James Worthy, previously with the Los Angeles Lakers, became a free agent.
Aug 20, 1987 - James Worthy signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Jun 13, 1991 - James Worthy signed a veteran extension with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Nov 10, 1994 - James Worthy retired from professional basketball.
Nov 10, 1994 - James Worthy, previously with the Los Angeles Lakers, became a free agent.
Nov 10, 1994 - The Los Angeles Lakers placed the contract of James Worthy on waivers.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Top 50 Greatest Player
Top 75 Greatest Player
Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP - 1988
All-NBA Third Team - 1990, 1991
All-Rookie First Team - 1983

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1983-84 LAL 21 0 33.7 17.67 7.81 13.05 .599 0.05 0.10 .500 2.00 3.29 .609 1.71 3.29 5.00 2.67 1.29 0.52 1.86 2.71
1984-85 LAL 19 19 32.9 21.47 8.74 14.05 .622 0.05 0.11 .500 3.95 5.84 .676 1.84 3.21 5.05 2.16 0.89 0.68 1.37 2.79
1985-86 LAL 14 14 38.5 19.57 8.64 15.50 .558 0.00 0.29 .000 2.29 3.36 .681 1.57 3.07 4.64 3.21 1.14 0.71 2.57 3.07
1986-87 LAL 18 18 37.8 23.61 9.78 16.56 .591 0.00 0.11 .000 4.06 5.39 .753 1.72 3.89 5.61 3.50 1.56 1.22 2.22 2.33
1987-88 LAL 24 24 37.3 21.08 8.50 16.25 .523 0.04 0.38 .111 4.04 5.33 .758 2.21 3.58 5.79 4.42 1.38 0.79 2.29 2.42
1988-89 LAL 15 15 40.0 24.80 10.20 18.00 .567 0.20 0.53 .375 4.20 5.33 .788 2.47 4.27 6.73 2.80 1.20 1.07 2.20 2.40
1989-90 LAL 9 9 40.7 24.22 10.00 20.11 .497 0.22 0.89 .250 4.00 4.78 .837 1.22 4.33 5.56 3.00 1.56 0.33 2.44 2.00
1990-91 LAL 18 18 39.1 21.06 8.94 19.22 .465 0.22 1.33 .167 2.94 4.00 .736 1.39 2.67 4.06 3.89 1.06 0.11 2.22 1.89
1992-93 LAL 5 0 29.6 13.80 6.40 17.20 .372 0.40 1.60 .250 0.60 1.00 .600 1.40 2.00 3.40 2.60 1.00 0.00 1.40 2.20
CAREER   143 117 36.8 21.13 8.86 16.29 .544 0.10 0.47 .209 3.31 4.56 .727 1.80 3.43 5.22 3.24 1.24 0.67 2.08 2.46

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NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1983-84 LAL 21 0 708 371 164 274 .599 1 2 .500 42 69 .609 36 69 105 56 27 11 39 57
1984-85 LAL 19 19 626 408 166 267 .622 1 2 .500 75 111 .676 35 61 96 41 17 13 26 53
1985-86 LAL 14 14 539 274 121 217 .558 0 4 .000 32 47 .681 22 43 65 45 16 10 36 43
1986-87 LAL 18 18 681 425 176 298 .591 0 2 .000 73 97 .753 31 70 101 63 28 22 40 42
1987-88 LAL 24 24 896 506 204 390 .523 1 9 .111 97 128 .758 53 86 139 106 33 19 55 58
1988-89 LAL 15 15 600 372 153 270 .567 3 8 .375 63 80 .788 37 64 101 42 18 16 33 36
1989-90 LAL 9 9 366 218 90 181 .497 2 8 .250 36 43 .837 11 39 50 27 14 3 22 18
1990-91 LAL 18 18 703 379 161 346 .465 4 24 .167 53 72 .736 25 48 73 70 19 2 40 34
1992-93 LAL 5 0 148 69 32 86 .372 2 8 .250 3 5 .600 7 10 17 13 5 0 7 11
CAREER   143 117 5,267 3,022 1,267 2,329 .544 14 67 .209 474 652 .727 257 490 747 463 177 96 298 352

NBA Playoff Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1983-84 LAL 21 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 1.44 0.69 0.25 14 7 .667 1.40 0.70 2.10
1984-85 LAL 19 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 1.58 0.65 0.42 15 4 .789 2.00 0.60 2.60
1985-86 LAL 14 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 1.25 0.44 0.22 8 6 .571 0.55 0.56 1.12
1986-87 LAL 18 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 1.57 0.70 0.33 15 3 .833 1.73 0.94 2.67
1987-88 LAL 24 24 4 1 0 0 0 0 .316 1.93 0.60 0.33 15 9 .625 1.99 0.85 2.84
1988-89 LAL 15 15 2 0 1 0 0 0 .325 1.27 0.55 0.30 11 4 .733 1.71 0.57 2.28
1989-90 LAL 9 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 .322 1.23 0.64 0.24 4 5 .444 0.49 0.30 0.79
1990-91 LAL 18 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 .334 1.75 0.47 0.21 12 6 .667 0.18 0.54 0.71
1992-93 LAL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 1.86 0.71 0.06 2 3 .400 -0.31 0.12 -0.19
CAREER   143 117 12 1 1 0 0 0 .276 1.55 0.59 0.28 96 47 .671 9.76 5.17 14.92

NBA Playoff Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1983-84 LAL 21 0 .609 .600 6.14 10.27 8.34 10.63 11.36 1.83 0.86 20.11 170.72 -0.24 1.35 117.6 109.5 18.03
1984-85 LAL 19 19 .646 .624 6.71 9.78 8.38 8.39 7.61 1.20 1.10 21.17 179.74 0.20 1.53 128.7 110.9 20.31
1985-86 LAL 14 14 .576 .558 5.19 9.04 7.23 10.93 13.15 1.43 1.06 21.11 123.85 -1.14 1.26 110.5 111.0 15.18
1986-87 LAL 18 18 .624 .591 5.66 10.46 8.30 13.72 10.51 1.96 1.79 23.09 134.32 0.29 1.43 123.1 109.8 22.32
1987-88 LAL 24 24 .567 .524 7.29 10.88 9.16 18.99 10.97 1.91 1.27 24.95 139.20 1.88 1.30 116.6 112.1 20.99
1988-89 LAL 15 15 .609 .572 7.66 11.45 9.69 12.10 9.76 1.51 1.58 24.53 172.92 -0.88 1.38 121.6 111.9 22.66
1989-90 LAL 9 9 .545 .503 3.72 12.18 8.12 12.41 9.91 1.96 0.52 26.75 158.44 -1.14 1.20 109.9 111.7 18.72
1990-91 LAL 18 18 .502 .471 4.39 8.09 6.28 17.56 9.58 1.41 0.18 26.87 136.81 1.01 1.10 104.2 114.2 16.08
1992-93 LAL 5 0 .391 .384 4.75 7.92 6.21 15.05 7.35 1.78 - 28.04 122.21 1.18 0.80 87.5 111.2 10.07
CAREER   143 117 .578 .547 5.96 10.12 8.16 13.18 10.23 1.65 1.06 23.48 148.00 0.21 1.30 115.9 111.3 19.28

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1986, 1987, 1990
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Game Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1986 West 1 1 28 20 10 19 .526 0 2 .000 0 0 .000 2 1 3 2 0 2 1 3
1987 West 1 1 29 22 10 14 .714 0 0 .000 2 2 1.000 6 2 8 3 1 0 2 3
1988 West 1 0 13 4 2 8 .250 0 0 .000 0 1 .000 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 1
1989 West 1 0 18 8 4 7 .571 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0
1990 West 1 1 19 2 1 11 .091 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 3 1 4 0 1 0 1 1
1991 West 1 0 21 9 3 11 .273 0 0 .000 3 4 .750 0 2 2 0 2 1 0 2
1992 West 1 0 14 9 4 7 .571 0 0 .000 1 2 .500 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 0
TOTAL   7 3 142 74 34 77 .442 0 3 .000 6 9 .667 12 13 25 9 7 4 4 10
AVERAGES   7 3 20.3 10.57 4.86 11.00 .442 0.00 0.43 .000 0.86 1.29 .667 1.71 1.86 3.57 1.29 1.00 0.57 0.57 1.43

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NCAA

College: North Carolina (1982)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1979-80 North Carolina Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1980-81 North Carolina So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1981-82 North Carolina Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Helms Foundation Player of the Year - 1982
Consensus All-American First Team - 1982
NABC All-American First Team - 1982
AP All-American Second Team - 1982
USBWA All-American First Team - 1982
UPI All-American First Team - 1982
ACC Tournament MVP - 1982
NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player - 1982
NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP) - 1982