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LeBron has top selling NBA jersey worldwide, Wade ranked #5 on list

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New figures released today by the NBA place the two Miami Heat superstars at the top five among all NBA players in jersey sales.

Mike Ehrmann

The NBA today released their global list of most popular NBA jerseys, with Miami Heat forward and MVP LeBron James leading the list worldwide and his teammate Dwyane Wade coming in at #5.

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose was #1 in Latin America, China and Europe despite not playing last season due to injury and ended up #2 on the worldwide list behind LeBron. The MVP led the way in jersey sales in the Philippines with Wade at #4.

The rankings are based on adidas global sales for the 2012-13 NBA season.

Here is the full list provided by the NBA:

Top 15 Selling Jerseys Worldwide for the 2012-13 season:

1. LeBron James, Miami Heat
2. Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls
3. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
4. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
5. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat
6. Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks
7. Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers*
8. Deron Williams, Brooklyn Nets
9. Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers
10. Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics
11. Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers
12. Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers
13. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
14. Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics*
15. Joe Johnson, Brooklyn Nets

Top 10 Selling Jerseys in the United States for the 2012-13 season:

1. LeBron James, Miami Heat
2. Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls
3. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
4. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
5. Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks
6. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat
7. Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers*
8. Deron Williams, Brooklyn Nets
9. Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers
10. Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics

Top 10 Selling Jerseys in China for the 2012-13 season:

1. Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls
2. LeBron James, Miami Heat
3. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
4. Jeremy Lin, Houston Rockets
5. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
6. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat
7. Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers
8. Ricky Rubio, Minnesota Timberwolves
9. Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers
10. Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers

Top 10 Selling Jerseys in Latin America for the 2012-13 season:

1. Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls
2. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
3. LeBron James, Miami Heat
4. Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics*
5. Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs
6. Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers*
7. Amar'e Stoudemire, New York Knicks
8. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat
9. Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks
10. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder

Top 10 Selling Jerseys in Europe for the 2012-13 season:

1. Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls
2. LeBron James, Miami Heat
3. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
4. Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics*
5. Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers
6. Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks
7. Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics
8. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
9. Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers*
10. Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers

Top 10 Selling Jerseys in Philippines for the 2012-13 season:

1. LeBron James, Miami Heat
2. Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls
3. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
4. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat
5. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
6. Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers
7. Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks
8. Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers*
9. Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers
10. Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics

*Denotes players who changed teams after the 2012-13 season.

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