Legendary Sue Bird Has Top Selling Jersey As WNBA Finals Launch

The Seattle Storm and 11-time WNBA All-Star Sue Bird are preparing for a WNBA Finals showdown against the Las Vegas Aces, so it’s only right that the legendary point guard from Queens and her Storm squad captured the top spots on the WNBA’s Most Popular Team Merchandise and Jerseys lists, respectively, based on WNBAStore.com sales since the start of the 2020 regular season.

Top 10 Most Popular WNBA Jerseys

  1. Sue Bird, Seattle Storm

2. Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury

3. Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks

4. Sabrina Ionescu, New York Liberty

5. Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx

6. A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas Aces

7. Breanna Stewart, Seattle Storm

8. Elena Delle Donne, Washington Mystics

9. Courtney Vandersloot, Chicago Sky

10. Satou Sabally, Dallas Wings

 In addition to jersey and team merchandise sales, the league also announced that the orange WNBA logo hoodie was the most popular item this season across official online retail partner Fanatics’ network of e-commerce sites, including WNBAStore.com, and the best-selling WNBA item ever.

Rounding out the top five among most popular jerseys are the Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi (No. 2), the Los Angeles Sparks’ Candace Parker(No. 3), New York Liberty rookie sensation Sabrina Ionescu (No. 4) and the Minnesota Lynx’s Maya Moore (No. 5), who hasn’t even played the last two seasons as she was fighting for her husband Jonathan Irons’ freedom.

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The Storm landed atop the team merchandise list, jumping from No. 3 last season, followed by the Liberty at No. 2, the Sparks at No. 3, the Las Vegas Aces at No. 4 and the Lynx at No. 5.

Sue Bird’s Iconic Hoops Career Stamped & Certified With Jersey Come Up

  • Bird tops the league’s most popular jerseys list for the first time in her career.
  • WNBA rookies Ionescu (No. 4) and Satou Sabally (No. 10), as well as Chicago Sky’s Courtney Vandersloot (No. 9), make their debuts on the list.

The Storm and Aces will face off in the 2020 WNBA Finals presented by YouTube TV beginning with Game 1 of a five-game series tonight at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

JR Gamble joined The Shadow League in 2012. The General Manager of Content & Social Media is in his 25th year of covering sports and culture professionally. He has covered a wide variety of major sports and entertainment topics across different mediums, including radio, newspapers, magazines and national TV. His passion is baseball, the culturing of baseball and preserving and documenting the historically-impactful accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans in baseball.