James Worthy – L.A. Law Costacos 80’s Poster
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The 80’s not only featured the most exciting team in NBA history — the Showtime Lakers — they had some of the most awesome posters too. Here’s Big Game James Worthy on a classic 1988 poster created by the legendary Costacos Brothers. The photo was taken by Chris Savas and yes those are New Balance sneakers.
In honor of James, the ’80s and the Showtime Lakers, here’s a tribute mix I made about a decade ago featuring some classic jams from the 80s.
And here’s a great video about the NCAA Champion, 1st pick in the 1982 NBA Draft, 3 x NBA Champion, NBA Finals MVP, 7 x All-Star and member of the basketball Hall of Fame.
1988 Finals MVP Top 10
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