As of Wednesday afternoon, Modell’s online store was sold out of Porzingis No. 6 jerseys, and the Modell’s store next to MSG was down to nine Porzingis items, according to Dave Brown, a Modell’s license buyer. Brown says that, in advance of Black Friday during the Thanksgiving holiday, Modell’s stores throughout the city will be stocked with Porzingis threads. “Right now, we have Porzingis jerseys in 40 stores in New York. We have a very good amount on the way to the online (Modell’s) store and a very, very large amount on its way to the store next to the Garden,” says Brown. “By next Wednesday, his jerseys will be in all the chain stores in New York and our inventory will quadruple. After (Tuesday’s) win, the sales over three days equaled all the sales from last week.”
The poster says that he’s a retired Nike employee of 30 years and gathered all these Michael Jordan goodies from years of working closely with the man. Unsurprisingly, he’s asking a small fortune for the stuff he’s got. He concludes the post with, “if you don’t have $50k to offer don’t waste your time or mine.”
Stephen Curry has surpassed LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA. The Golden State Warriors star and league MVP topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the first time Tuesday. With teammates Klay Thompson ranking fifth and Draymond Green at No. 15, the Warriors also led the team-merchandise sales list during the playoffs. James, who held the top spot at the end of the regular season, dropped to second. Chicago’s Derrick Rose is third and Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is fourth.
The Milwaukee Bucks returned to the playoffs this season and they have a bright future ahead of them with Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jabari Parker leading the way. They also have a new look for next season, and the pair of 20-year-old forwards were on hand as the Bucks unveiled it on Saturday.