#34: Giannis Antetokounmpo finishes regular season with 4th most popular jersey in the NBA

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 15:Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks gets a high five from Khris Middleton #22 during the third quarter of Game One of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs during at TD Garden on April 15, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

MILWAUKEE — Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo had the fourth most popular jersey in the NBA during the 2017-18 regular season, the NBA announced on Tuesday, April 17. Rankings were based on NBAStore.com sales since the beginning of the 2017-18 season.

Antetokounmpo’s No. 4 spot on the NBA’s most popular jersey list is the highest by a Buck to finish a season, and is four spots higher than his No. 8 ranking to finish the 2016-17 season. He entered the Top 15 of NBA jersey sales in December 2016, marking the first time a Bucks player was in the Top 15 of jersey sales since Gary Payton ranked 15th in December 2003.

Overall, Bucks team merchandise jumped up two spots to No. 6 after finishing the 2016-17 season ranked eighth.

Fans can get Antetokounmpo’s jersey and all Bucks merchandise, including official 2018 Playoff gear, at Bucks Pro Shop locations and online at shop.bucks.com. The Bucks Pro Shop location inside the BMO Harris Bradley Center will be open during the playoffs, Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.