When Anthony Davis officially became Laker, Los Angeles’ newest big man publicly celebrated the moment with LeBron James in a parking lot somewhere, and they took a picture together for Instagram. James had brought Davis a Lakers jersey with the number The Brow has worn throughout his professional career: No. 23. It was a gift meant to say “welcome to the team,” and symbolized James passing the torch of the number he had been wearing in recent years to a newer, younger talent. With LeBron literally handing that number off to AD, James teased a return of the No. 6 he wore during his tenure in Miami for the upcoming season.
In theory, this change was supposed to be easy as far as the logistics were concerned, but it seems like the Lakers’ inability to do almost anything right has made its way into even the most pedestrian decisions. A report from Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes revealed that the two will have to wait until next season for this switch that carried oh-so-much meaning to officially happen.
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