Listen: AD3: Anthony Davis joins Lakers with championship plans
"Kris Haines our buddy from Yahoo who broke the story originally generally about Lebron Gifting number twenty three to Anthony. Davis is saying that that's on hold now Lebron James is planned to give Anthony Davis is uniform number would be postponed until next season league sources told Yahoo Sports James had wanted to give his new Los Angeles Lakers teammate the number twenty three Jersey as a matter of fact at Summer League. There was like a Jersey exchange outside in the parking lot behind the arena which Davis had worn his entire career in New Orleans for the nineteen twenty season when the Lakers offers inquired with the League about the Jersey change they were informed that the March fifteen deadline had passed sources close to the situation told Yahoo however the League would have allowed it if the team were able to make it work out with Nike the manufacturer Uh of the Jersey sources said but due to the production issues and the massive financial hit Nike would have absorbed from the number twenty three James Inventory. That's already been produced Nike could not accommodate the request for the season sources said out of consideration ration- for Fans already purchase James Jersey and to avoid distractions for a team competing for a championship the Lakers star will bypass seeking the number changed for the season. Davis can hit free agency next summer because he holds a player option in the twenty twenty one season James was expected back to switch back to the number six which he wore when he was a member of the Miami Heat. Davis is scheduled to hold his legs introductory news conference tomorrow on Saturday"