NBA licensing revenue climbing

By Terry Lefton via Sports Business Journal Staring into the teeth of a lockout a year ago, NBA licensing executives were anticipating that their business would drop by more than 25 percent. Fast forward to today. In the NBA fiscal year that ended in September, licensing revenue was up in a season that was contracted by 16 games. Top-selling NBA teams (July 1-Oct. 23, 2012) 1. Miami Heat 2. Los Angeles Lakers 3. Boston Celtics 4. Chicago Bulls 5. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA teams with highest increase in [...]