LeBron James's plan to give Anthony Davis his uniform number is postponed until next season, Yahoo Sports sources said.
James wants to give his new partner the Los Angeles Lakers the No. 23 – Davis combined for his entire career in New Orleans – for the 2019-20 season.
When the Lakers asked the league about changing the jersey, they were informed on March 15 deadline was past, sources near the situation said Yahoo Sports. However, the league permits it if the team has worked with Nike, the jersey manufacturer, according to sources.
But because of production issues and the huge financial hit Nike is absorbed from No. 23 James inventory has already been produced, Nike has not received a request for
Considering the fans who bought James' jersey and to avoid distractions for a team competing for a championship, the Lakers star will bypass looking for a change number for this season. free agency next summer because he has a player's choice for the 2020-21 season.
James is expected to return to No. 6, which he wore when he was a member of the Miami Heat.
to handle his introduction to the introduction of the Lakers news on Saturday.
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