Magic Johnson, Chris Paul and NBA Stars Wish LeBron James for His 37th Birthday

Published 12/30/2021, 10:34 PM EST
Lebron James, USA, celebrates victory with team mate Chris Paul during the Men’s Basketball Final between USA and Spain at the North Greenwich Arena during the London 2012 Olympic games. London, UK. 12th August 2012. Photo Tim Clayton (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

LeBron James celebrated his 37th birthday and the NBA community rejoiced with him. It almost sounds impossible but he is the man who has spent more than half of his life in the NBA. The one player who saw nothing but the throne to rule the league – he rightfully deserves the name of the “King”. He dominated the NBA in almost every aspect throughout his career.


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Therefore, he has undoubtedly etched his name in NBA history. Throughout his career, LeBron surely made lifelong friends with his colleagues and fellow players. So the NBA world made it a point to wish him on his birthday.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Charles Baus/CSM/Shutterstock (10055402ed) Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James in attendance during the NFC Divisional Round playoff game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Dallas Cowboys at the Los Angeles Coliseum in Los Angeles, California
NFL NFC Divisional Playoff Cowboys vs Rams, Los Angeles, USA – 12 Jan 2019 | Courtesy: Reuters

Here are some of the NBA players who wished LeBron James on Instagram on his birthday:


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Kentavious Caldwell Pope, the Washington Wizards guard who was his former teammate at the Lakers.

Draymond Green, a Warriors’ forward who faced him four times in the NBA Finals.

Carmelo Anthony, a close friend of LeBron’s who is the only other player active from the NBA’s 2003 draft class.

Chris Paul, the Phoenix Suns’ point guard. He, LeBron, Carmelo, and Wade are very close friends.


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Kyle Kuzma, the Washington Wizards forward who was LeBron’s former teammate at the Lakers.

Kendrick Perkins, LeBron’s former teammate from the Cleveland Cavaliers

Dejounte Murray, a young star NBA guard who plays against LeBron James for the San Antonio Spurs.

Magic Johnson, the Lakers legend.

The last time LeBron James threw a party for his birthday, many celebrities showed up for a bash to celebrate with Bron.

LeBron James set an NBA record a day prior to his 37th birthday

When the Los Angeles Lakers faced the Houston Rockets, LeBron James dropped an exceptional 32 point triple-double to lead the Lakers. Consequently, this performance helped him set an NBA record as the youngest player to reach 36,000 career points. While he is only the third player all-time to accomplish this feat. The others are Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul Jabbar.


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LeBron is 37 years old, and he has spared no effort to improve himself and assert his presence in the league. He has dominated the league in almost every aspect throughout his career. It is not a surprise that the entire NBA community celebrates LeBron’s birthday. Just like Richaun Holmes said, we should really appreciate what we’re able to witness from LeBron at this age. He is indeed truly legendary in every way.


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Chaitanya Dadhwal

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Chaitanya Dadhwal is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Even though his journalism is driven by his desire to understand both sides of an argument and give a neutral perspective, he is biased towards Houston Rockets and Arsenal, and he has shown exactly how loyal he can be through tough times. Currently a Law student at Jindal Global Law School, he aims to have his own sports management firm one day and enjoys rap music during his time off.