We all know how popular the Minnesota Lynx are here at home; even though they had to move to Xcel Energy Center this summer for the regular season while Target Center was being renovated, the Lynx managed to set a franchise record for total attendance, with a 12.3-percent jump. The Lynx averaged 10,407 fans, second in the league behind the Los Angeles Sparks.
Well, the league is pretty popular around the country, too. About to play in their sixth finals in seven seasons, the Lynx top the list when it comes to merchandise sales around the league.
The league announced the list Thursday morning. And while they didn’t provide specific numbers, the Lynx are first in merchandise sales, followed by Washington, Seattle, Phoenix and Los Angeles.
Here are the top ten most popular WNBA jerseys:
1.Elena Delle Donne, Washington
2.Breanna Stewart, Seattle
3.Diana Taurasi, Phoenix
4.Maya Moore, Minnesota
5.Sue Bird, Seattle
6.Candace Parker, Los Angeles
7.Skylar Diggins-Smith, Dallas
8.Brittney Griner, Phoenix
9.Moriah Jefferson, San Antonio
10.Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles
The Lynx and Sparks will open the finals Sunday at 2:30 at Williams Arena