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On this Date 1991 - HOF James Worthy and Lakers Win

By NCSHOF Staff, 01/21/22, 5:00AM EST

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On this day in history, former Gastonia Ashbrook high school star James Worthy scored 23 points

January 21, 1991 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, former Gastonia Ashbrook high school star "Big Game" James Worthy scored 23 points and collected three rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 120-114 victory over the Pacers in Indiana.  The Most Outstanding Player in the 1982 NCAA Final Four was named an NBA all-star seven times. In 1996 James was named one of the 50 greatest players in NBA History. Worthy joined the NCSHOF in 1997.

James Worthy - NCSHOF