Lakers set to retire KB's No.

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  1. daywalker02

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  2. FLASH21

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    Did Jordan get 45 & 23 retired?

    NO.
     
  3. Jontro

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    maybe find a median... 16
     
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    Wow. I never thought this would happen. What has Kobe ever done? That's right, NOTHING!!!
     
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  6. roro12

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    I think they should retire both numbers.
     
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    Did Jordan wear #45 the same amount of years as #23? NO
    Were Jordan's accomplishments nearly identical with both #45 or #23? NO
     
  8. FLASH21

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    Apparently he wore multiple numbers, including 12 which I don't recall.

    Does that mean you retire ALL 3?

    Lebron wore 6 and 23 should he get both retired too? NO.

    Edit: come to think about it, the Heat are special. They retired the #23 for Jordan just because. So they'll most likely retire his #6... but should they? NO.

    He'll be remembered for dawning the #23 for the longevity of his career.
     
  9. waytookrzy079

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    I'm not saying that Kobe should have both retired - and i couldn't care less if both are retired or even which number is retired. However, OP brings up a valid question - just look at the graphic he posted.

    MJ has only #23 retired because he played ONLY 22 games in #45, and 1 game with #12. Kobe wore both #8 and #24 for 10 years/each and had nearly identical accomplishments in both numbers.

    If/when Lebron gets his jersey retired - he'll have BOTH retired since he wore #6 in MIAMI (if they do retire his #6) and #23 in CLEVELAND.
     
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  10. don grahamleone

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    He did a lot wearing each number, I agree with retiring both. One doesn't make more sense than the other to me.
     
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  11. Invisible Fan

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    I thought op meant kwame brown
     
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  12. RedRedemption

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    They should retire both.
    Lol they aren't gonna retire LeBron's number. A lot of Miami fans hate him, even with the two rings, he might not have stayed long enough for them to consider going against fan perception.
     
  13. da_juice

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    They'll absolutely retire his number. It's a newer franchise and Lebron won them two rings and made them THE team. In a decade no Miami fan will seriously care that he returned to Cleveland
     
  14. PatBev

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    What a boss. Being able to watch Kobe in my teenage years he will always be my MJ to me no matter what people say

    Kobe inspired me to love basketball
     
  15. PatBev

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    Bro didn't Miami retire Shaqs number?
     
  16. RedRedemption

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    Huh, didn't realize that.

    Yeah if Shaq got retired, LeBron definitely will.
     
  17. heypartner

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    Retire both and 81 as well
     
  18. PatBev

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    He was retired by the heat but I'm also pretty sure the lakers as well

    Lebron to much of a diva to not have his jersey retired at both
     
  19. jacoby

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    LeBron brought 2 championships to Miami and 4 Finals appearances in 4 years. He's absolutely getting retired.
     
  20. Caesar

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    Kobe is a very unique career in which he played a decade each in 2 different jersey #'s with the same amount of production. It's actually incredible to really think about.

    They should retire both on 1 banner.
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