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On this Date 1982 - HOF James Worthy Makes Debut with Lakers

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 10/29/18, 5:00AM EDT

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Gastonia native James Worthy made his NBA debut with the Los Angeles Lakers...

October 29, 1982 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Gastonia native James Worthy made his NBA debut with the Los Angeles Lakers and it was a good one, scoring 18 points in his first official game.  But the Lakers fell to the Golden State Warriors 132-117. Worthy scored 16,320 points in 12 seasons with the Lakers and joined the NCSHOF in 1997.

James Worthy - NCSHOF