Found April 09, 2013 on NESN.com:
Carmelo Anthony has finally done something Patrick Ewing and Bernard King never did. No, not lead the Knicks to an NBA championship, although he will get a chance this year. Anthony topped the list of the NBA’s best-selling jerseys, the league announced Tuesday, becoming the first Knick to do so. Granted, the NBA has only been keeping track of such sales since 2001, but it is safe to say Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson all would have outsold Ewing and King in their days. LeBron James, who has led the rankings four times, fell to No. 2, with Kevin Durant falling a spot as well to No. 3. Kobe Bryant mans Anthony’s former No. 4 spot, and even though he has not played at all this season, Bulls guard Derrick Rose rounded out the top five. Not surprisingly, the Knicks, Heat and Lakers merchandise leads all teams in sales, while the new Brooklyn Nets moved into the top four for the first time. The tradition-bound and veteran-heavy Celtics apparently have not lost all their coo...
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