Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers are undeniably one of the most popular, most financially lucrative franchises in pro sports, and the arrival of LeBron James last year only helped that dynamic.

Speaking of which, Mike Trudell of Spetrum SportsNet shared Friday that, for the second year in a row, James’ jersey was the most popular in the league and the Lakers had the top merchandise sales in the NBA.

James was joined by Anthony Davis in the top 10 of jersey sales, and they were the only duo to achieve that.

In addition to James and Davis being two of the Association’s biggest stars, it certainly doesn’t hurt the Lakers that they’ve been winning this season. Roughly halfway through the regular season, Los Angeles has a nice four-game lead over the field and appears to be cruising to the top seed in the postseason.

This article first appeared on Sportsnaut and was syndicated with permission.


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