Lebron james drops major hint over new jersey number after giving his no 23 to anthony davis metro sport reporter friday 28 jun 2019 8 03 am share this article via facebook share this article via. 6 for the lakers last season but he was on a one year contract.
Lebron set the record straight on his instagram stories noting that the number change won t happen this year but he s still hoping it will in 2021 22.
Lebron james jersey number last year. Getty los angeles lakers forward lebron james when the news came that lebron james had opted to give his no. Lance stephenson wore no. 23 lakers jersey the one he wore for the entirety of a storied 2018 19 campaign that saw him miss nearly.
James tallied 46 points 19 26 fg 7 11 3pt 1 2 ft eight rebounds six assists two steals and two blocks in the lakers. Lebron james will give up his no. The stunning news thursday rocked the basketball world.
James gave up his 23 jersey he had been wearing for most of his career in order for davis who also had been wearing the 23 jersey ever since coming to the nba. The number has been. Last year when lebron james finally got a superstar teammate in los angeles as the lakers traded for anthony davis he wanted to present him with a special welcoming gift.
Los angeles lakers star lebron james is changing his jersey number ahead of the 2019 20 nba season. Lebron james has announced that he will be giving up jersey number 23 for lakers teammate anthony davis following this season. 23 to recently acquired forward anthony davis it was a big deal.
The reason for the delay seems to be that. When james made his announcement to return to ohio last week with sports illustrated his website showed him in a digitally altered no. That same day the no.
The king has worn the number 23 jersey for all but 4 years of his heat tenure. Explodes for 46 points in cleveland.