Earlier this week, NBA star Jason Collins made history once again when he became the first openly-gay NBA player.
He signed a 10 day contract with the Brooklyn Nets, and suited up for their game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Now his jersey is the No. 1 seller on NBA.com.
On Tuesday, the NBA Store began selling Jason Collins No. 98 jerseys online. Based on inquiries from fans on Monday, the online demand was expected to be high, perhaps, writes the New York Times, “unprecedented.”
By the end of the day Tuesday, Collins’ jersey sold mor ethan LeBron, Durant and Kobe.
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