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SportAnthony Davis announces he will wear jersey No. 3 with Lakers

19:15  13 july  2019
19:15  13 july  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Anthony Davis wore No. 23 in high school, at Kentucky and with the New Orleans Pelicans. Unfortunately for him , Nike is reportedly Later on Friday night, Davis posted a picture to Instagram of himself in a Lakers uniform with a No . 3 jersey . The Lakers confirmed the jersey number on Saturday.

Anthony Davis wore No. 23 in high school, at Kentucky and with the New Orleans Pelicans. Unfortunately for him , Nike is reportedly Later on Friday night, Davis posted a picture to Instagram of himself in a Lakers uniform with a No . 3 jersey . The Lakers confirmed the jersey number on Saturday.

Anthony Davis announces he will wear jersey No. 3 with Lakers© Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Anthony Davis announced on Instagram Friday night that he will wear jersey No. 3 with the Los Angeles Lakers in the upcoming season.

Davis has worn No. 23 throughout his NBA career, but that is LeBron James’ number on the Lakers. LeBron was initially planning to give Davis the number and switch to No. 6, which he wore during his time with the Miami Heat. However, we learned on Friday night that Nike would not approve the change because of the heavy financial cost due to the supply of existing LeBron jerseys that the company has manufactured with No. 23.

Davis, whose Instagram handle features No. 23, shared a photo of himself in a Lakers No. 3 jersey. He said in his Instagram post that he was taking it back to elementary school with his number.

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Los Angeles Lakers center Anthony Davis announced he will wear No . 3 with the Lakers after wearing No. 23 with the New Orleans Pelicans. Nike shot down an exception to get the number changed so James will wear No. 23 next season. That left an opening for Davis , who posted his new

Davis was originally going to take LeBron's No. 23 but Nike nixed that idea, meaning he will have to wait at least a year to switch numbers. It was reported, for example, that James would defer to Kawhi Leonard and new teammate Anthony Davis if the former were to sign with the Lakers in free agency.

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Davis will be a free agent after the season. If he chooses to remain with the Lakers, he and LeBron may decide to make the change next season.

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