James wore No. 6 throughout his 4 seasons with the Miami Warmth from 2010-2014. He’d worn 23 each different season of his profession, 11 complete with the Cleveland Cavaliers and his first three with the Lakers.
The choice turns into one of many extra high-profile quantity adjustments because the late Kobe Bryant switched from No. 8 to No. 24 within the mid-2000s. The Lakers retired each numbers after he retired in 2016.
James, a four-time champions and Finals MVP, will probably be sporting No. 6 within the Area Jam sequel he’s starring in and can premiere this summer season.
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This text initially appeared on USA TODAY: LeBron James altering Lakers jersey quantity from 23 to six, per report