Los Angeles (USA) (EFE).- Those of Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) and LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers) lead the list of the best-selling NBA jerseys in the first half of the 2022 season- 2023.
The league published this Friday the ranking of jersey sales up to the middle of this course, based on data from the official NBA store, and Curry, champion with the Golden Warriors last year, is ahead of LeBron and Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks).
It is the first time that the great point guard of the Warriors appears at the top of this list since the 2017-2018 season.
In fourth place is Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks), just ahead of Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets).
Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzlies), Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics), Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers) and Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers) round out the top ten.
Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets), MVP of the regular season in the NBA in the last two years, is not among the 15 best-selling jerseys in the league.
By teams, the Los Angeles Lakers “merchandasing” was the best seller ahead of the Golden State Warriors, the Boston Celtics, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Chicago Bulls.
From sixth to tenth place are the Philadelphia 76ers, the Dallas Mavericks, the Brooklyn Nets, the Phoenix Suns and the New York Knicks.
Record-breaking LeBron James cheers fans on
James is expected to reach the record for the player with the most scoring in league history before the All-Star Game in Salt Lake City (February 19).
The commissioner of the NBA, Adam Silver, has already stated that the event that brings together the main figures would be “the perfect opportunity to pay tribute” to the forward, who leads the voting for the appointment by the Western Conference.
The current scoring record is held by the legendary Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, with 38,387 points.