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LeBron rules the world, but Derrick Rose is second

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose left center/forward Joakim Noah center head coach Tom Thibodeau pose for photos during NBA basketball

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, left, center/forward Joakim Noah, center, and head coach Tom Thibodeau pose for photos during NBA basketball media day at the Sheri L. Berto Center on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013., in Deerfield, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) ORG XMIT: ILNH105

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Derrick Rose might be No. 1, but he’s still No. 2 to LeBron James — at least when it comes to jersey sales. Rose’s jersey was the second-highest-selling in the world during the 2012-13 season. The NBA said James’ jersey was the top seller in the United States and the Philippines, while Rose’s was No. 1 in Europe, China and Latin America.

Top 10 selling jerseys worldwide for the 2012-13 season:

1. LeBron James, Heat

2. Derrick Rose, BULLS

3. Kobe Bryant, Lakers

4. Kevin Durant, Thunder

5. Dwyane Wade, Heat

6. Carmelo Anthony, Knicks

7. Dwight Howard, Lakers

8. Deron Williams, Nets

9. Blake Griffin, Clippers

10. Rajon Rondo, Celtics



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