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James Worthy

Year: 1990

Calling up a prostitute is always putting yourself in a pretty risky situation. Especially when the service you're patronizing has been recently busted and replaced with an entire undercover police operation. Ringing any bells for you, James Worthy? The former Lakers forward found himself in this messy situation during the 1990-1991 NBA season when he was arrested in a Houston hotel for trying to buy some quality time in the bedroom with a cop. Worthy was taken in during the afternoon, and released right before tip-off of the Lakers' game against the Houston Rockets that night. He didn't, however, make it in time to actually play in the game.

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