Celtics rank among top NBA jersey sales

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Celtics rank among top NBA jersey sales

The Boston Celtics have a Big Three when it comes to fan apparel.

The NBA announced the top 15 most popular NBA jerseys and team merchandise on Thursday and there were three members of the Cs on the list.

Derrick Rose topped the list while Rajon Rondo ranked 10th, Ray Allen 12th, and Paul Pierce 13th. The Celtics were the only team besides the New York Knicks with a trio of players on the top 15 list.

1. Derrick Rose
2. Jeremy Lin
3. Kobe Bryant
4. LeBron James
5. Carmelo Anthony
6. Dwyane Wade
7. Dirk Nowitzki
8. Kevin Durant
9. Blake Griffin
10. Rajon Rondo
11. Amare Stoudemire
12. Ray Allen
13. Paul Pierce
14. Dwight Howard
15. Chris Paul

The Celtics also ranked sixth among the top 10 most popular team merchandise.

1. Chicago Bulls
2. New York Knicks
3. Los Angeles Lakers
4. Miami Heat
5. Dallas Mavericks
6. Boston Celtics
7. Oklahoma City Thunder
8. Los Angeles Clippers
9. Denver Nuggets
10. Orlando Magic

Rankings were based on sales fromNBAStore.comand the temporary NBA Store on Fifth Avenue dating back to April 2011.

BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Is trading for Paul George worth the risk?

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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Is trading for Paul George worth the risk?

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0:41 - Michael Holley, Kayce Smith and Tom Giles recap their thoughts on drafting Jayson Tatum and trade rumors involving the Celtics.

6:21 - Ian Thomsen joins BST to discuss if it would be worth trading for Paul George as a one-year rental and if there would be a chance he could still around long-term if traded to Boston.

11:13 - Evan Drellich joins BST to talk about Rick Porcello’s outing, the Red Sox offense coming to life, and Doug Fister being claimed by the Red Sox. 

15:10 - Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely look back at the Celtics/Nets trade, what the assets have turned into, and if Danny Ainge has done a good job turning those assets into players. 

Jae Crowder was liking a lot of negative tweets while Paul George rumors swirled

Jae Crowder was liking a lot of negative tweets while Paul George rumors swirled

While rumors were swirling about a possible Paul George deal on draft night, a bunch of people were tweeting at Jae Crowder, ready to send him to Indiana in a deal.

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Crowder, who isn't shy on social media, liked the series of tweets, perhaps saving them as motivation for later.

Crowder had a couple noteworthy moments on Twitter this past season. The first was when he fired back at Celtics fans after the TD Garden cheered for Jazz forward Gordon Hayward. He also exchanged comments with Devin Booker after the Suns guard's 70-point game against the Celtics