LeBron James Changes His Number: Does That Mean He Wants to Play for the Bulls?

March 3rd, 2010 by Darrell Horwitz Leave a reply »
Is LeBron James going to be wearing the Bulls' horns next year?

That thought originally crossed my mind when he mentioned in November that he was thinking of changing his No. 23 out of respect for his hero, Michael Jordan.

I was wondering why a star with his ascent to becoming one of the greatest players in the history of the game would want to change his number at this time.

Then it hit me: He wants to play where his hero made his name for himself, with the Chicago Bulls.

He sent in his request to the league on Monday to change to No. 6. With the Bulls, he knew he couldn't wear No. 23 because it's hanging in the rafters.

According to league rules, he could wear any number he would like with another team. He only needs league approval to switch numbers if he stays with the Cavs, but why would he want to?

If they don't win this year, the future is not getting brighter.

Cleveland traded for Antawn Jamison, who is about to turn 34.

Shaq is injured and at the end of his career.

There is also talk that Zydrunas Ilgauskas will come back to them when he is able to, but he'll be 35 l ...

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