NBA 2020-21: LeBron James is going to change his jersey number in the NBA 2020-21 season. It is likely that he will shift back to wearing the No. 6 jersey for the LA Lakers.
The No. 23 jersey has been worn by some of the NBA greats including Micheal Jordan, Draymond Green, Calvin Murphy, and Lou Williams.
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When King James returned to Cleveland, he retreated to No. 23 and brought the Cavs their first-ever championship. He stuck with No. 23 in Los Angeles, but a change appears to be coming soon.
.@KingJames says he’s still gonna give his No. 23 jersey to AD after this season.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 5, 2020
Who will take the famous No. 23 jersey?
The NBA superstar could go back to No. 6 for next season. Anthony Davis, who recently signed a max contract with the LA Lakers could take his jersey number.
Even LeBron James signed a 2-year contract with the LA Lakers. We could see a repeat of last season as the Lakers have revamped their squad to make some significant offseason changes.
LA Lakers added Dennis Schroder, Montrezl Harrell, and a few other key pickups this off-season. The Lakers appear poised for another championship run.
The Lakers made light work of the rest of the NBA in the postseason, the Miami Heat being their toughest playoff opponent as the series went six games.
The Lakers open the 2020-21 season on Dec. 22 against the Clippers.