NBA: Report: James files paperwork for number change
CLEVELAND — The Plain Dealer is reporting that LeBron James has filed paperwork with the NBA to change his uniform number.
James tells the Cleveland newspaper that he will switch from No. 23 to No. 6, the number he wore with the U.S. Olympic team.
James said in November he was considering the change out of respect to Michael Jordan, who wore No. 23. Paperwork had to be filed this week to request a number change for next season.