The Real Reason LeBron James Plans on Changing His Number

November 23rd, 2009 by Courtzide Seatz Leave a reply »

Last week LeBron James publicly stated his intention to change his jersey number next season from “23” to “6” out of respect to Michael Jordan.  He also went on to express his belief that the no other NBA player should wear the number in recognition of Jordan’s accomplishments and influence on the league.


“I just think that what Michael Jordan has done for the game has to be recognized in some way soon,” James said. “There would be no LeBron James, no Kobe Bryant, no Dwyane Wade if there wasn’t Michael Jordan first.”


On the surface, LeBron’s “tribute” seems to be honorable and altruistic, but I challenge you to look beyond the obvious to uncover the truth behind his motives and before you vilify me or jump to the most obvious conclusion, let me assure you that his motives go beyond the obvious.


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