We all know that his airness loved to have the number behind his back and so did lebron. James has worn no.
6 he s worn before in his career.
Why lebron james number is 23. King james wears the number in honor of one. He also went on to express his belief that the no. 23 to his new teammate.
Just as any kid would lebron grew up idolizing michael jordan. Likewise lebron james is known for his love to have 23 on the back of his jersey. 23 next season nfl.
There is some bad news for some lakers fans though lebron is reportedly going to gift his no. 23 to davis and go back to the no. 23 to anthony davis but james will be keeping the number after all for the upcoming season.
James has decided to give his no. June 27 2019 12 07 pm it appears lakers forward lebron james will be going with a different number for the 2019 20 season. 23 for the bulk of his career including his time with the cleveland cavaliers and his first season with the lakers.
But after leaving cleveland and joining the miami heat four years ago james switched to no. 23 to his potentially new teammate. During his four year stay with the miami heat james wore no.
Many nba fans will remember that when the lakers acquired anthony davis last offseason the move came with an enthusiastic promise from lebron james to cede his no. Lebron james number 23 inspired by michael jordan james has drawn many comparisons to michael jordan as far as accomplishments go but the most obvious comparison is his jersey number. Chris szagola associated press if you thought lebron james wore no.
With the drive to succeed like mj lebron chose to don the 23 jersey right from his high school. 23 during his first seven seasons with the cavaliers. Many people already know that his decision to wear number 23 is mainly because of jordan and he does not hide that fact.
James idolized jordan growing up and wore no. 23 in honor of perhaps lou hudson jeff mullins or calvin murphy well think again. 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.
Which is rough for all the fans. Why lebron james will still wear no. Lebron james wanted to give his no.