James tops worldwide jersey sales
LeBron James wins again, this time at having his jersey sold more than any other player.
LeBron James finished first at something again. Man, this guy just can't seem to catch a break.
The league announced total jersey sales for the 2012-13 season and both domestic and worldwide, LeBron's No. 6 Heat jersey topped the list.
“To know that so many people look up to me, so many kids, that’s what means more than anything, that I continue to inspire the youth and they look at me as a role model,” James said, via the Associated Press. “I understand, when you wear someone’s jersey, you actually like believe in them. You believe they can do supernatural things. It’s like an extension of our family and I really appreciate that.”
Full lists below:
Global NBA jersey sales for 2012-13 season
1. LeBron James, Heat
2. Derrick Rose, Bulls
3. Kobe Bryant, Lakers
4. Kevin Durant, Thunder
5. Dwyane Wade, Heat
6. Carmelo Anthony, Knicks
7. Dwight Howard, Rockets
8. Deron Williams, Nets
9. Blake Griffin, Clippers
10. Rajon Rondo, Celtics
11. Steve Nash, Lakers
12. Chris Paul, Clippers
13. Russell Westbrook, Thunder
14. Kevin Garnett, Nets (Celtics)
15. Joe Johnson, Nets
U.S. NBA jersey sales for 2012-13 season
LeBron James, Heat
Derrick Rose, Bulls
Kobe Bryant, Lakers
Kevin Durant, Thunder
Carmelo Anthony, Knicks
Dwyane Wade, Heat
Dwight Howard, Rockets (Lakers)
Deron Williams, Nets
Blake Griffin, Clippers
Rajon Rondo, Celtics
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