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Episode 14 – James Worthy vs Shawn Marion

LOS ANGELES - 1987: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar #33, James Worthy #42 and Magic Johnson #32 of the Los Angeles Lakers watches the action from the bench with teammates during a game at The Forum circa 1987 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/ NBAE via Getty Images)

We know what you’re thinking.  James Worthy is BIG GAME JAMES.  He won 3 championships and a finals MVP!!  He’s on the NBA’s 50 greatest list!  Shawn Marion was a good player sure, who also won a ring, but does he deserve mentioning alongside Worthy?  We talk about stats, defensive versatility, ability to fit in with different teams, and of course who had a better nickname.  How much does it matter that James was put in the absolute greatest situation on one of the greatest teams of all time?  Is Marion WORTHY of being compared to big game James (sorry, we had to)??  Find out what we think (spoiler, YES) and more on this ‘sode of The G.O.A.T.!

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