Anthony Davis will wear No. 3 next season for Lakers

Kurt Helin
NBC Sports

LeBron James wanted to give his No. 23 to Anthony Davis next season (and switch back to the No. 6 he wore in Miami), but the deadline to change numbers had passed and when the Lakers approached Nike about an exception it got shot down. So the exchange will have to wait a season.

Davis has worn No. 23 his entire career, so what is he going to do? Wear No. 3. The number he wore in elementary school.

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