“I’m a winner, and I want to win,” a 37-year-old LeBron James told reporters in a cryptic response after the Los Angeles Lakers’ 112-98 loss to his former team, the Miami Heat.
Now 38, James took matters into his own hands against the Atlanta Hawks, erupting in a birthday special to celebrate his big day in style.
James had 47 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists on Saturday to inspire the Lakers to a come-from-behind 130-121 win.
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While it was the LeBron show, he did get some vital help from the supporting cast, with Russell Westbrook scoring 14 points to go with eight rebounds and 11 assists off the bench.
Thomas Bryant (19 points, 17 rebounds) and Dennis Schroder…