Kobe Bryant’s Lakers jersey is the cream of the NBA jersey crop in the United States … and now China. Sales of Kobe’s No. 24 displaced Tracy McGrady as China’s most popular seller. Rankings are based on sales from the start of the season through the All-Star break.
The Lakers’ star has the top-selling jersey there, while sales of Yao Ming’s jersey in his home country continue to fall, according to results released by the NBA on Tuesday.
Bryant moved up three spots to replace Tracy McGrady, Yao’s teammate with the Rockets, atop the list. McGrady slipped to third, while Yao dropped three spots to sixth.