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LeBron James files to switch jersey numbers out of MJ respect

LeBron James is good to his word.

James said earlier in the season that he would change his number (#23) out of respect for Michael Jordan after he entered the Hall of Fame. Tonight Brian Windhorst reports that James has filed for that change to be effective next season.

James is switching to #6, which was his Olympic number and the day his first son was born.

James won’t benefit directly from the sales, but it does kind of suck for the millions and millions of Cleveland fans that bought his #23 jersey. Of course, it won’t be as big of a problem if it’s for a different city...

Just kiddin’!