With a Cigar in Hand and Crown on Head, LeBron James Greets Lovers and Haters on 37th Birthday

Published 12/31/2021, 6:30 AM EST
LeBron James attends Harlem’s Fashion Row at Capitale on September 4, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/WireImage)


LeBron James has reached another major milestone as he turns 37 today. He has been dominating the league for 18 years now and continues to deliver in top form. While James and his family may celebrate his birthday, his fans will be sad that he is aging and is closer to retirement. However, James has shown no signs of slowing down.

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Los Angeles Lakers have been struggling this season despite boasting one of the strongest rosters in the NBA. In the last seven games, they have been able to win only one. James has been single-handedly carrying them through and has posted stellar performances in every game.

Dec 17, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) talks to a teammate against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second quarter at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

He was even frustrated after the team’s loss, and it was clearly visible during his post-game interview. However, he didn’t let that overshadow his performance on the court.

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James has celebrated his birthday in style and updated his fans through social media.

LeBron James takes to Instagram to greet his fans on his 37th birthday

James posted a message of thanks to his fans as well as his haters on his 37th birthday. He shared the following message on his social media.

“37 of them thangs around the ☀️! Rumble Young Man Rumble!! I appreciate all the love today from family, friends, partners, associates, colleague, fans and haters for the bday wishes!! Been a great one and still 2 and half hours left! Love y’all coming straight from the King’s Throne! 🙏🏾❤️✊🏾👑 #ThekidfromAKRON🤴🏾,” James’ caption read.

 

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James deserves some time to celebrate his birthday, and it appears that he has utilized it. Sadly, the Lakers don’t have much time to reflect upon their recent defeats and face Portland Trail Blazers next. It is a home game for the Lakers, but they haven’t particularly dominated in their home games, so it’s going to be tough.

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James is coming freshly off, after scoring 37 points against the Grizzlies. Moreover, he has another gigantic task to carry the Lakers in their last game of 2021.

 

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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