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Lakers great James Worthy gets about $2 million for Bel-Air home

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The Hall of Fame basketball player bought the 3,900-square-foot house in a guard-gated community nearly two decades ago for $945,000.

(Charmaine David Photography | Inset: Los Angeles Times)

Hall of Fame basketball player and Lakers assistant James Worthy has sold a home in Bel-Air for $2.025 million in a deal completed outside the Multiple Listing Service.

The two-story house in guard-gated Bel-Air Crest originally listed for sale in September for $2.195 million and was taken off the market in November. Worthy bought the home nearly two decades ago for $945,000, records show.

Within nearly 3,900 square feet of space is an eat-in kitchen, formal living and dining rooms, a wet bar and a media/game room. Cathedral-style ceilings, wood and tile floors and a pair of fireplaces are among the interior details.


A total of four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms includes a master suite complete with dual vanities and a jetted soaking tub.

French doors open to a paver patio hedged by mature trees. A two-car garage sits off the front of the home.

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Worthy, 54, was hired by the Lakers in September to assist the team’s coaching staff in a player development role.


The former No. 1 overall pick out of the University of North Carolina made seven all-star teams and won three NBA titles with the Lakers from 1982 through 1994. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003.

He has been a studio analyst for Time Warner Cable SportsNet since 2012.

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