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[2015 NBA Jersey Sales] Rockets/Harden not in top 15

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by GetThatLight, Apr 14, 2015.

  1. GetThatLight

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    Looks like Harden (or any rocket) wasn't in the top 15 of jersey sales, and the Rockets was not in the top 10 of team merch sales.

    This should send a strong message to the Rockets org. You have an MVP candidate and a top-3 team and people aren't buying your stuff. Time for new jerseys.

    LeBron No. 1 in jersey sales; Bulls are top-selling team

     
  2. wfeebs

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    Some writer (Not a Rockets writer, an NBA one I can't remember who though) posted on twitter about this very topic and he asked if it was because of Harden's style of play. 90% of the responses to this dude were "No, the jerseys suck".
     
  3. WhoMikeJames

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    Cause our jerseys suck ass..

    I mean more realistic factors are:

    -Harden is just now becoming more popular, a lot of those guy's in the top 10 have been household names for a while
    -Houston is big, but doesn't get the national love that bigger markets in the west, north, and east coast get

    But really though:

    -UGLY ASS JERSEYS

    If you have any resemblance of good taste in uniforms.. tell me with a straight face this looks good (even on a good looking, fit, model)

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    Hideous peppermint potato sacks.

    Idk what the Rockets marketing team is thinking, but I honestly see more people wearing the throwback jerseys than our current ones.. TAKE THE HINT
    [​IMG] >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> all

    /rant
     
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  4. Fyreball

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    The players themselves don't even like the jerseys.....why would the fans? The cuts are terrible, and the entire theme feels like it's catering to a specific demographic. They need to get back to their roots and re-introduce ketchup and mustard back into the main design. If they do that, I think you'd see an enormous spike in jersey sales.
     
  5. count_dough-ku

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    I'm surprised they haven't gone back to the original design from the championship years. Yao's long gone. We don't need to keep the China basketball team look.
     
  6. J Sizzle

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    Home/Road's are awful. I would have no problem if they just wore the alternates every game. They're so much better.
     
  7. clutch citizen

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    I'd be interested to see how Harden's NYC all star jersey has sold compared to other all stars. Those are generic enough and actually look pretty good in a fashion sense. Not sure how many people still wear jerseys at non sporting events though
     
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    Kind of funny how most of the teams in the top 10 are uniforms that have barely changed (if at all) since the 90's.

    Hmmmmm.............................
     
  9. tmactoyao

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    i bought a swingman of his in the alternate colorway. the cut is soooo horrible. are we getting new jerseys soon or nah?
     
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    For the love of God, why won't Les change these hideous uniforms. They are an absolute eyesore and I don't know ANYBODY, who likes them.
     
  11. Normalus

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    This! Throwback jersey look so much better...
     
  12. AvgJoe

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    Lose the beard Harden. More people can relate to you. You gain more popularity, and team sells more jerseys. :D
     
  13. Rocket2008

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    Leslie has not cared about the team and the worst thing that could happen to a guy like that was win those championships. Just look his first few moves:
    - fired Calvin because HE did not like him
    - lowballed Maxwell
    - changed our jerseys because HE wanted to start something new and make money, everybody else was fine carrying on the tradition
     
  14. napalm06

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    Was just thinking last night that I am OK with the alternate jerseys.

    Never cared for the current standard jerseys.
     
  15. gah

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    Seriously?
     
  16. tinman

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    Les is still the owner and he never liked the original jerseys.

    If it wasn't for yao, we'd still have flying dildo jerseys
     
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    Not that the current uni's are great or anything, but ANYTHING is better than the HORRIBLE pinstripe smiley-rocket jerseys... those were absolutely the worst jerseys EVER.

    I never understood why they ever changed the ketchup and mustard championship classics.
     
  18. thedude077

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    Because our Jerseys are ugly.
     
  19. mac_got_this

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    I own jerseys off all my favorite teams except the rockets. That jersey design is hideous
     
  20. Texanasiafan

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    You are an idiot.

    Calvin should thank Les for giving him a second chance to even have a job.
     

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