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. When the lakers traded for davis james welcomed his new teammate by gifting him no.
Lebron james just announced on instagram that him no.
Lebron james lakers number. 6 and anthony davis no. Lebron james 23 of the los angeles lakers walks on the court during a stop in play in a preseason game against the golden state warriors at t mobile arena on. 23 lakers jersey the one he wore for the entirety of a storied 2018 19 campaign that saw him miss nearly.
Lebron james choices for numbers other than 6 with lakers although the popular consensus was that james would return to the no. The lakers big man is taking lebron s old number no. It s been rumored for sometime now that lebron james will be.
However the switch was not able to be made as he had reportedly missed the deadline to submit a jersey. Who knew the biggest drama of the los angeles lakers offseason wouldn t involve a player signing or a trade rather a jersey number. Las vegas nevada october 10.
23 for the 2021 22 season. 23 will be changing. Lebron james will give up his no.
23 to his new teammate. 6 for the second time in his nba career there were quite a few. The stunning news thursday rocked the basketball world.