(NEW YORK) — Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant led all NBA players in international sales for the 2011-2012 season, according to the league.
This is the first time the NBA has released who has the top-selling jersey internationally.
Bryant led in three regional subcategories including China, Latin America and Europe.
The other top International sellers were the Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose, the Miami Heat’s LeBron James, the Boston Celtics’ Kevin Garnett and the Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard.
Adidas, who is the official apparel provider of the NBA, provides the NBA with sales data from stores outside the United States.
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John Newsome and Anne Woolsey, CNN