LeBron James to again wear No. 23 with Cavaliers

LeBron James, who wore No. 6 with the Miami Heat, confirmed Sunday that he will return to wearing No. 23 when he rejoins the Cleveland Cavaliers this coming season.

NBA superstar wore it in first stint with Cleveland before switching to No. 6 with Miami

LeBron James wore No. 23 for seven seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers before switching to No. 6 with the Miami Heat. (Elsa/Getty Images)

LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland.

James tweeted "23 it is! It's only right I go back. 2 3=6 We still family 6."

The tweet included an Instagram post with photos of James holding his No. 23 Cavaliers jersey on draft night, him later in a new version of the Cavs jersey and a one of him in his high school jersey.

James wore No. 6 in four seasons with Miami and with the U.S. Olympic team.

He used No. 23 in high school and during seven seasons in Cleveland.

About 10 days ago, James turned to social media to help him choose which number he'll wear next season with the Cavaliers.

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