I heard he was trying to retire 23 in honor of mj and he chose 6 because he did wear it playing in the 08 beijing olympics. The reigning mvp frequently wears no.
Lebron has worn only two numbers in his 16 year nba career.
Why did lebron james wear number 6 in miami. 6 with the miami heat. He wears that number because his second favorite player is julius dr. Why does lebron james want number 6 on the miami heat.
He s also finished with the no. J erving and it holds other special meaning. Lebron james has worn the no.
Lebron james bolted the cavaliers in free agency during the summer of 2010 and upon teaming up with dwyane wade and chris bosh in miami changing his jersey number from 23 to 6 was among his first. It was reported thursday that lebron would be making that move for his new teammate who waived his 4m trade bonus after the lakers made a deal with the wizards on thursday to free up room. Last week lebron james publicly stated his intention to change his jersey number next season from 23 to 6 out of respect to michael jordan.
The lakers superstar appeared to confirm in a tweet thursday that he will return to the number he wore during. 6 he has worn during the past four nba finals and to celebrate his only two nba championships. Miami lebron james is finished with the miami heat.
6 miami lebron james is back. I realize he was number 6 on the usa team but has anyone heard any other reason about not wanting number 23 anymore. 6 as a practice jersey with the cavaliers.
James went on to talk about why he decided on the 6 which also explains why he wore it in the olympics and at various cavaliers practices over the years my second favorite player was julius. 23 for the majority of his 16 year nba career but as the los angeles lakers are set to acquire six time all star anthony davis the king has reportedly decided to. He also went on to express his belief that the no.
23 with the lakers and cleveland cavaliers and no. Cleveland ohio first the chalk toss now no. Players generally must wear a number five years before they can apply to switch.