37.0 at 38: LeBron James goes on scoring tear after birthday


              Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (6) is defended by Dallas Mavericks' Dwight Powell (7) and Davis Bertans (44) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) throws powdered chalk in the air before an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Los Angeles, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) celebrates after scoring during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Los Angeles, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. James became the second NBA player to surpass 38,000 career points. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (6) and fans celebrate a three-point basket by James during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 140-132. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (6) reacts to a foul call on the Houston Rockets during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 140-132. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (6) flexes his arm during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 140-132. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
37.0 at 38: LeBron James goes on scoring tear after birthday