James Worthy SF  #42

Current Team: Retired

Born: Feb 27, 1961 (57 years old)

Birthplace: Gastonia, North Carolina (United States)

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, Hall of Fame Player, Finals MVP, 7x All-Star, #42 retired by LAL

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1982-83 LAL 77 1 25.6 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 2.87 2.31 13.42
1983-84 LAL 82 53 29.5 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 2.98 2.21 14.45
1984-85 LAL 80 76 33.7 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 2.45 2.48 17.62
1985-86 LAL 75 72 32.7 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 2.60 2.00 20.00
1986-87 LAL 82 82 34.4 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 2.51 2.05 19.44
1987-88 LAL 75 72 35.4 8.23 15.48 .531 0.03 0.21 .125 3.23 4.05 .796 1.72 3.27 4.99 3.85 0.96 0.73 2.33 2.07 19.71
1988-89 LAL 81 81 36.5 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 2.16 2.25 20.46
1989-90 LAL 80 80 37.0 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 2.38 2.00 21.06
1990-91 LAL 78 74 38.6 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 1.50 1.63 21.41
1991-92 LAL 54 54 39.0 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 1.65 2.35 19.91
1992-93 LAL 82 69 28.8 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 1.06 1.67 14.89
1993-94 LAL 80 2 20.0 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 1.00 1.21 10.15
CAREER   926 716 32.4 7.43 14.26 .521 0.13 0.52 .241 2.64 3.44 .769 1.69 3.40 5.08 3.02 1.12 0.67 2.13 2.01 17.62

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1982-83 LAL 77 1 1970 447 772 .579 1 4 .250 138 221 .624 157 242 399 132 91 64 221 178 1033
1983-84 LAL 82 53 2415 495 890 .556 0 6 .000 195 257 .759 157 358 515 207 77 70 244 181 1185
1984-85 LAL 80 76 2696 610 1066 .572 0 7 .000 190 245 .776 169 342 511 201 87 67 196 198 1410
1985-86 LAL 75 72 2454 629 1086 .579 0 13 .000 242 314 .771 136 251 387 201 82 77 195 150 1500
1986-87 LAL 82 82 2819 651 1207 .539 0 13 .000 292 389 .751 158 308 466 228 108 83 206 168 1594
1987-88 LAL 75 72 2655 617 1161 .531 2 16 .125 242 304 .796 129 245 374 289 72 55 175 155 1478
1988-89 LAL 81 81 2960 702 1282 .548 2 23 .087 251 321 .782 169 320 489 288 108 56 175 182 1657
1989-90 LAL 80 80 2960 711 1298 .548 15 49 .306 248 317 .782 160 318 478 288 99 49 190 160 1685
1990-91 LAL 78 74 3008 716 1455 .492 26 90 .289 212 266 .797 107 249 356 275 104 35 117 127 1670
1991-92 LAL 54 54 2108 450 1007 .447 9 43 .209 166 204 .814 98 207 305 252 76 23 89 127 1075
1992-93 LAL 82 69 2359 510 1142 .447 30 111 .270 171 211 .810 73 174 247 278 92 27 87 137 1221
1993-94 LAL 80 2 1597 340 838 .406 32 111 .288 100 135 .741 48 133 181 154 45 18 80 97 812
CAREER   926 716 30001 6878 13204 .521 117 486 .241 2447 3184 .769 1561 3147 4708 2793 1041 624 1975 1860 16320

☆ 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 .762 4.60 2.90 7.50
1985-86 LAL 75 72 5 0 0 0 0 0 .236 1.34 0.55 0.29 58 17 .773 6.59 2.62 9.21
1986-87 LAL 82 82 5 0 0 0 0 0 .235 1.36 0.64 0.32 65 17 .793 5.80 3.19 8.99
1987-88 LAL 75 72 6 0 0 0 0 0 .277 1.86 0.46 0.26 57 18 .760 5.50 2.37 7.87
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 .412 -0.62 0.64 0.01
CAREER   926 716 65 0 0 0 0 0 .236 1.50 0.56 0.24 622 304 .672 50.31 28.83 79.14

☆ 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 17.06
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 72 .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 20.11
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 9.95 7.98 16.20 10.69 1.31 1.17 22.77 145.25 1.42 1.27 115.5 109.6 18.16
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   926 716 .559 .525 6.11 11.37 8.85 13.67 11.30 1.68 1.19 22.83 153.02 0.01 1.24 112.3 108.6 17.76

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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
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 FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1983-84 LAL 21 0 33.7 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 2.71 1.86 17.67
1984-85 LAL 19 19 32.9 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 2.79 1.37 21.47
1985-86 LAL 14 14 38.5 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 3.07 2.57 19.57
1986-87 LAL 18 18 37.8 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 2.33 2.22 23.61
1987-88 LAL 24 24 37.3 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 2.42 2.29 21.08
1988-89 LAL 15 15 40.0 10.20 18.00 .567 0.20 0.53 .375 4.20 5.33 .787 2.47 4.27 6.73 2.80 1.20 1.07 2.40 2.20 24.80
1989-90 LAL 9 9 40.7 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 2.00 2.44 24.22
1990-91 LAL 18 18 39.1 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 1.89 2.22 21.06
1992-93 LAL 5 0 29.6 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 2.20 1.40 13.80
CAREER   143 117 36.8 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 2.46 2.08 21.13

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NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1983-84 LAL 21 0 708 164 274 .599 1 2 .500 42 69 .609 36 69 105 56 27 11 57 39 371
1984-85 LAL 19 19 626 166 267 .622 1 2 .500 75 111 .676 35 61 96 41 17 13 53 26 408
1985-86 LAL 14 14 539 121 217 .558 0 4 .000 32 47 .681 22 43 65 45 16 10 43 36 274
1986-87 LAL 18 18 681 176 298 .591 0 2 .000 73 97 .753 31 70 101 63 28 22 42 40 425
1987-88 LAL 24 24 896 204 390 .523 1 9 .111 97 128 .758 53 86 139 106 33 19 58 55 506
1988-89 LAL 15 15 600 153 270 .567 3 8 .375 63 80 .787 37 64 101 42 18 16 36 33 372
1989-90 LAL 9 9 366 90 181 .497 2 8 .250 36 43 .837 11 39 50 27 14 3 18 22 218
1990-91 LAL 18 18 703 161 346 .465 4 24 .167 53 72 .736 25 48 73 70 19 2 34 40 379
1992-93 LAL 5 0 148 32 86 .372 2 8 .250 3 5 .600 7 10 17 13 5 0 11 7 69
CAREER   143 117 5267 1267 2329 .544 14 67 .209 474 652 .727 257 490 747 463 177 96 352 298 3022

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 0.50 0.29 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 18.63
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 19.24

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

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NCAA

College: North Carolina (1982)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

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

NCAA Awards & Honors

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