In Focus: Big Game James Worthy
By Andy Gray
During a preseason game between the Celtics and Knicks last week, longtime Boston announcer Mike Gorman compared forward Jeff Green's play to that of Hall of Famer and three-time NBA champion James Worthy.
The humble Green wasn't fully on board with the comparison, telling ESPN Boston, "I cannot be called the great James Worthy without his permission. I'm dead serious. I want you to put that tweet out. I do not want to be called James Worthy. Get video, I don't care." Worthy quickly responded on Twitter, telling Green, "Much respect."
So now that this issue is settled, let's take a look at Worthy during his days at North Carolina and the Lakers.