Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 61 Points From LeBron James, The Oscars

By David Cohen 

LeBronJames61Points650Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured this photo of National Basketball Association superstar and Miami Heat Forward LeBron James after setting a career high of 61 points in one game.

Facebook said its top 10 topics for the week in terms of buzz rankings (Sunday through Wednesday) were:

  1. The 86th Annual Academy Awards
  2. The U.S. Eastern Seaboard pummeled by another winter storm
  3. Russian President Vladimir Putin defends his country’s actions in Crimea
  4. Actor John Travolta mispronounces singer Idina Menzel’s name during the Oscars
  5. Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, and “paczki” (a Polish doughnut associated with the day)
  6. Ash Wednesday and the Lenten Season
  7. Baton Rouge, La., rapper Torrence “Lil Boosie” Hatch released from prison
  8. National Pancake Day
  9. James’ 61-point game
  10. Dr. Seuss’ birthday

Other athletes and celebrities to make the cut this week were:

Readers: Did any of your favorite athletes or celebrities make the cut?