Two athletic icons celebrate a birthday today, and it's rather clear what gift both need.

First, LeBron James turns 27. The Miami Heat superstar and his squad are off to a strong start to the 2011-2012 season, currently 3-0 thanks to a buzzer-beating victory Wednesday night against Charlotte.

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Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant scored 30 points and hit a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer to lift the host Thunder to a 104-102 win over Dallas last night.

In a rematch of last season's Western Conference finals, OKC let Dallas erase a five-point deficit in the final 46 seconds, but moved to 4-0 on Durant's buzzer-beater.

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Rachel Uchitel, who confirmed she's expecting with an oh-so-cute Tweet earlier this week, is having a girl. That ought to make for some interesting conversations someday when the younger Uchitel decides to Google mom.

She and husband Matt Hahn are very excited about the female bundle of joy and are already stocking up preparing for her arrival. Rache is five months along.

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Kris Humphries and the New Jersey Nets endured another blowout loss last night, falling by 16 points to the Magic in Orlando.

It was a relatively quiet night for the former Mr. Kim Kardashian, who only attempted five shots and finished with nine points and 10 rebounds. He also had an assist and a block in 35 minutes of action; or 37 fewer minutes of action than days his marriage to the reality star lasted.

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On Christmas Day, Ben Breedlove - a teenager in Austin who who suffered for years from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - passed away, but not before he recorded a pair of moving YouTube videos.

In the messages, Breedlove tells his life story, including multiple brushes with death, the final one taking place when he passed out in his high school hallway, leading to a peaceful vision that included a white room, a white suit and a visit from his favorite rapper, Kid Cudi.

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