How 'Big Game' James Worthy got his name
James Worthy recounts the game that gave him nickname. It was Game 7 of the 1988 NBA Finals against the Detroit Pistons, when Worthy burned a series of Detroit defenders on the way to earning Finals MVP. At one point, Worthy went to the Detroit bench and asked Pistons coach Chuck Daly: "Who else do you have?"
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