Shaquille O’Neal, Tracy McGrady, Stephon Marbury Lead NBA’s Most Popular Jersey List


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NEW YORK, December 9 – Shaquille O’Neal, Tracy McGrady and Stephon Marbury lead the NBA’s list of most popular player jerseys based on sales at the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City and the NBA Store on NBA.com since the start of the 2004-05 NBA regular season. The New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls top the league’s list of most popular team merchandise.

NBA.com will provide fans around the world with the opportunity to select the NBA's best-looking uniform through an exclusive poll on the site. Each day beginning December 9 and continuing through December 14, fans will be able to vote for their favorite uniform in each of the six NBA divisions. The six winning uniforms will then be highlighted in a final poll to select the NBA's best-looking uniform. The winning results will be posted on NBA.com on December 21.

The top 25 best-selling player jerseys and top 10 best-selling teams are listed below in order:

TOP 25 PLAYERS TOP 10 TEAMS
1. Shaquille O'Neal

13. Yao Ming

1. New York Knicks

2. Tracy McGrady

14. Paul Pierce

2. Los Angeles Lakers

3. Stephon Marbury

15. Jason Kidd

3. Chicago Bulls

4. LeBron James

16. Dwyane Wade *

4. Boston Celtics

5. Carmelo Anthony

17. Vince Carter

5. Miami HEAT +

6. Allen Iverson

18. Dirk Nowitzki

6. Philadelphia 76ers

7. Kobe Bryant

19. Kenyon Martin

7. Houston Rockets +

8. Emeka Okafor *

20. Andrei Kirilenko *

8. Cleveland Cavaliers

9. Tim Duncan

21. Pau Gasol *

9. Denver Nuggets

10. Ben Wallace *

22. Allan Houston

10. Detroit Pistons +

11. Steve Francis

23. Gary Payton

12. Kevin Garnett

24. Chris Webber

25. Peja Stojakovic *

  • Six NBA players appear on the best-selling player jersey list for the first time ever (as indicated by *).

  • Three NBA teams are new to the December 2004 best-selling team merchandise list compared to the December 2003 list (as indicated by +).