Warriors All-Star Forward Kevin Durant ranks 3rd among NBA players

April 11, 2017 - 10:34 am


NEW YORKApril 11, 2017 – The Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry once again leads the NationalBasketball Association’s (NBA) list of most popular jerseys.  This marks the second consecutive regular season Curry has earned top honors on the jerseys list.  Rankings are based on sales since the beginning of the 2016-17 NBA season. 

Rounding out the top five are the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James (No. 2), the Warriors’ Kevin Durant(No. 3), the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook (No. 4) and the Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving (No. 5).

The Warriors remain No. 1 on the team merchandise list, followed by the Cavaliers at No. 2, the Chicago Bulls at No. 3, the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 4 and the New York Knicks at No. 5.


Additional highlights:

  • The Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas (No. 14) makes his debut on the list.
  • Westbrook (No. 4) and the Bulls’ Jimmy Butler (No. 8) earn their highest rankings.
  • The Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo climbs five spots to No. 9 after debuting on the last list (January 2017) at No. 14. 

Top 15 Most Popular NBA Jerseys:                       

  1. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors
  2. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
  3. Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors
  4. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
  5. Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers
  6. Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs
  7. Kristaps Porzingis, New York Knicks
  8. Jimmy Butler, Chicago Bulls
  9. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
  10. James Harden, Houston Rockets
  11. Dwyane Wade, Chicago Bulls
  12. Derrick Rose, New York Knicks
  13. Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors
  14. Isaiah Thomas, Boston Celtics
  15. Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers

Top 10 Most Popular Team Merchandise:

  1. Golden State Warriors
  2. Cleveland Cavaliers
  3. Chicago Bulls
  4. Los Angeles Lakers
  5. New York Knicks
  6. San Antonio Spurs
  7. Oklahoma City Thunder
  8. Boston Celtics
  9. Philadelphia 76ers
  10. Toronto Raptors
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