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How LeBron has done on his birthday

  • December 30, 2011 - 11:23 PM
The Timberwolves caught LeBron James on his birthday Friday, when he turned 27. That sort of timing has never been good for his opponents. Numbers from the five times he has played on his birthday:

Year Opponent Statistics

2011 Timberwolves 34 points, 10 assists, 8 rebounds

2009 Hawks 48 points, 10 rebounds

2008 Heat 38 points, 7 assists

2006 Bulls 22 points, 10 rebounds

2003 Pacers 22 points, 10 rebounds

LeBron's birthday averages: 32.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 6.0 assists

LeBron's explanation: "My birthday and my mom's birthday are the two days I feel real good about playing basketball."

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