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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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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His Airness is once against set to be Her Husbandness.

A publicist for Michael Jordan has confirmed a report first released by WCNC in Charlotte: he proposed this week to long-time girlfriend Yvette Prieto... and she said yes!

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The Miami Heat aren't exactly trying to play down their star power or title expectations with their 2011-12 intro video, set to "All of the Lights" by Kanye West.

Debuting tonight before the Heat's 115-107 win over the Celtics, the video shows Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, LeBron James & Co. in all their grandiosity.

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Kris Humphries and the New Jersey Nets made their home debut against the Atlanta Hawks last night, and Kim Kardashian's ex was greeted with loud applause from the sellout crowd.

But he and his teammates gave the crowd little to cheer about after the opening buzzer.

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The Force is strong with Oregon's latest football uniforms, but can the galactic empire shut down Wisconsin's ground game? We shall find out January 2.

The school, whose Nike Pro Combat gear claims to be the most advanced football uniform system in the world, is ready to do battle in the Rose Bowl.

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The most-well known atheist in Hollywood is at it again.

Following Tim Tebow's worst performance of the season - four interceptions thrown in a 40-14 drubbing at the hands of the lowly Bills - Bill Maher Tweeted about the faithful quarterback:

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If Houston-area 10th grader Justise Winslow can avoid getting kicked out of games, his incredible athleticism will make him a prized college basketball recruit.

Winslow, a sophomore at Houston (Texas) St. John's School, was facing off against San Antonio (Texas) Antonian Prep in a holiday tournament in Houston.

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