Kobe Bryant tops int'l jersey sales
The 16-time All-Star was first in overall international sales and led the way in three regional subcategories including China, Europe and Latin America. This marks the sixth straight year Bryant has led jersey sales in China.
The NBA bases its list on sales data from adidas locations outside the United States. Adidas is the official apparel provider of the NBA.
Rounding out the top five sellers internationally were Rose, the Miami Heat's LeBron James, the Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett and the Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard. Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers finished ninth.
Brian Kamenetzky blogs on the Lakers for ESPNLosAngeles.com.