|Date of Birth||February 27, 1961 in Gastonia, North Carolina, U.S.|
|Date of Death|
|First Appearance|| Season 2 Episode 1|
"Ray's on TV"
|Number of episodes||1|
James Worthy (born February 27, 1961) was an NBA basketball star in the 1980s. Named as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, "Big Game James" was a seven-time NBA All-Star and three-time NBA champion.
A standout for the North Carolina Tar Heels, the 6 ft 9 in (2.05 m) small forward was the MOP of the 1982 NCAA Tournament and #1 pick of the 1982 NBA Draft. He was born in Gastonia, North Carolina.
Worthy was an All-American high school basketball player at Ashbrook High School in Gastonia. Worthy averaged 21.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists during his senior season, for a team that lost in the state championship game. Worthy was also selected to play in the 1979 McDonald's All-American game that also featured future Naismith Hall of Famers Isiah Thomas, Dominique Wilkins and Ralph Sampson. James won three NBA Championships and was the NBA Finals MVP in 1988.
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Everybody Loves Raymond AppearancesEdit
- Season 2, Episode 1: "Ray's on TV"