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Overview (4)

Born in Gastonia, North Carolina, USA
Birth NameJames Ager Worthy
Nicknames Big Game
The Silent Assassin
Big Game James
Height 6' 9" (2.06 m)

Mini Bio (1)

James Worthy was born on February 27, 1961 in Gastonia, North Carolina, USA as James Ager Worthy. He is an actor and producer, known for Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Building Minds with Chess and Arli$$ (1996). He was previously married to Angela Wilder.

Spouse (1)

Angela Wilder (1984 - 1996) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Goggles

Trivia (7)

Played basketball at the University of North Carolina from 1979-1980 to 1981-1982. Led the Tar Heels to the NCAA championship (Coach Dean Smith's first) in 1982. Left after his junior season for the NBA. Teammate on that national championship team was a freshman named Micheal Jordan.
Selected first in the 1983 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers after they won a coin flip.
Started and played on three NBA Championship teams, 1984-1985, 1986-1987, and 1987-1988. 1988 NBA Finals MVP.
At 6' 9", he played the tallest ever Klingon in Star Trek.
Enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, 2003.
1988 NBA Finals MVP.
Father of Sable Worthy and Sierra Worthy.

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