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Kobe Bryant again tops list of most popular NBA jerseys; D Wade is 6th


Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant’s jersey was again the most popular in the NBA for the second consecutive season, according to sales figures from the 2009-10 season at the NBA Store in Manhattan and NBAStore.com.

Heat guard Dwyane Wade's jersey ranked 6th most popular. Heat gear ranked eighth among the league's 30th teams, with Lakers gear also registering as the most popular.

The Boston Celtics - who knocked off the Heat on Tuesday in the first round of the playoffs - had four players' jerseys among the top 15 best-selling jerseys. Here's the list of the top 15 selling jerseys, followed by the top 10 best-selling teams for the 2009-10 season:

Top 15 Most Popular NBA Jerseys:

1. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
2. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
3. Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics
4. Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls
5. Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic
6. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat
7. Chris Paul, New Orleans Hornets
8. Paul Pierce, Boston Celtics
9. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
10. Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets
11. Nate Robinson, Boston Celtics
12. David Lee, New York Knicks
13. Brandon Roy, Portland Trail Blazers
14. Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers
15. Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics

Top 10 selling NBA teams

1. Los Angeles Lakers
2. Boston Celtics
3. Cleveland Cavaliers
4. Chicago Bulls
5. New York Knicks
6. Denver Nuggets
7. Orlando Magic
8. Miami Heat
9. San Antonio Spurs
10. Phoenix Suns

Categories: Apparel (55), Miami Heat (174), NBA (139)


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CRAIG DAVIS In more than 33 years at the Sun Sentinel, Craig Davis has written about a wide variety of sports topics from baseball to yachting, fishing to triathlons, and also worked as a copy editor and page designer. Recently he reported on local sports, including running, swimming, cycling, equestrian and beach volleyball. He enjoys sports as a participant as well as a spectator, is active in the South Florida running scene plays in the curling club at Saveology Iceplex. This blog offers a glimpse at the business side of sports in the interest of enhancing enjoyment of the games and sporting options as a spectator as well as a participant.
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