LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers stay the highest moneyspinners in NBA jersey and group products gross sales with Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic achieving new reputation heights in 2019.
Figures introduced Friday via the NBA and the Nationwide Basketball Gamers Affiliation (NBPA) confirmed James and the Lakers atop the lists for the second one consecutive yr, in accordance with on-line NBA Retailer gross sales from October thru December 2019.
No acquire figures got for any group, participant or pieces.
James, a four-time NBA Maximum Precious Participant and three-time NBA champion, has paced jersey gross sales and saved the Lakers atop the group totals since leaving Cleveland for LA in July 2018.
James, who leads fan voting for subsequent month’s NBA All-Megastar Recreation in Chicago, additionally leads the NBA in assists this season with 10.nine a recreation. He averages 25.four issues and seven.7 rebounds for the Lakers, who lead the Western Convention with a 33-Eight document.
Milwaukee’s Antetokounmpo, final yr’s NBA Maximum Precious Participant and the highest Jap Convention vote-getter in All-Megastar balloting, ranks 2d in jersey gross sales, a career-best spot for the Greek megastar ahead who has the Greenbacks sitting atop the NBA with a 37-6 document.
The “Greek Freak” is averaging 30.1 issues, 2d within the NBA, in addition to 6.2 rebounds and seven.five assists a recreation.
Golden State’s Stephen Curry, sidelined via damage maximum of this season, is 3rd adopted via Boston’s Jayson Tatum and Houston’s James Harden, the NBA scoring chief with 37.2 issues a recreation.
Dallas Mavericks ahead Luka Doncic of Slovenia ranks 6th at the jersey gross sales listing, his profession prime within the gross sales scores.
Kawhi Leonard, who left the NBA champion Toronto Raptors for the Los Angeles Clippers between seasons, ranked 7th, adopted via Anthony Davis of the Lakers, Cameroonian megastar Joel Embiid of Philadelphia and Brooklyn’s Kyrie Irving.
Australian playmaker Ben Simmons of Philadelphia used to be 11th adopted via injured Kevin Durant, who left Golden State for Brooklyn, Houston’s Russell Westbrook, Boston’s Kemba Walker and injured rookie Zion Williamson of New Orleans, who has but to make his NBA regular-season debut.
At the group products listing, the Lakers are adopted via Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto and Milwaukee. Golden State is 6th adopted so as via Houston, Chicago, Miami and Brooklyn, which made the highest 10 for the primary time since 2014.