Tuesday, March 2, 2010


Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has declared his intention of relinquishing jersey number 23 in homage to Michael Jordan. James, whose modest ambition is to follow in MJ's footsteps by becoming a worldwide icon, will revert to number 6, which he wore as a high school star in Ohio. James' move is further evidence of how ignorant present day athletes are of their game's history and traditions for number 6 was worn by two equally legendary figures: Julius Erving and Bill Russell, who won two NCAA championships, an Olympic gold medal, and an unprecedented 11 world championships with the Boston Celtics.

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