Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys?

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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#41 » by Tempe » Wed Jan 25, 2023 2:58 pm

He’s incredibly boring both on and off the court and his personality does not match well with Americans


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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#42 » by Jadoogar » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:05 pm

He's not exciting for kids and i'm guessing that's the largest market for jersey sales

I love Jokic but i can definitely see why kids aren't interested. It's the same reason that centers don't sell shoes, kids want to play like their favourite players and centers are just unrelatable because most kids don't want to play like centers. Kids want to play like Curry, Lebron, etc.
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#43 » by -Luke- » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:14 pm

Sgt Major wrote:Serbs do not buy jerseys. In European ultras culture, wearing jerseys to games is considered something that only casual fans do, so fans are buying clothing made by their ultras groups and not jerseys and shirts from official shops of the teams. Hence, when fans are not even buying jerseys of their home teams, it is unlikely that they will ever buy jerseys of the team Jokic is playing for.

Now regarding the US market, he's obviously not that attractive to non-Nuggets fans, so I don't find this surprising at all, given the fact that Denver is a small market.

Good point. Plus football/soccer is more popular in basically every European country (not sure about Lithuania) and there are less casual basketball fans than football fans to buy jerseys. People may buy a jersey of their favorite football club, but buying multiple jerseys is a bit expensive.

And lets be honest, sleeveless basketball jerseys are kinda weird to wear unless you have big arms.
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#44 » by KyRo23 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:14 pm

Tetlak wrote:Anybody who thinks Jokic doesn't have a personality simply doesn't pay attention. Dude is one of the goofiest players in the NBA.


You're right, but you're talking to the wrong people. I'd assume a lot of people on here don't even buy jerseys. The common NBA fan doesn't really know Jokic's personality and just buy the big name, flashy players
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#45 » by -Luke- » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:21 pm

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Sgt Major wrote:Serbs do not buy jerseys. In European ultras culture, wearing jerseys to games is considered something that only casual fans do, so fans are buying clothing made by their ultras groups and not jerseys and shirts from official shops of the teams. Hence, when fans are not even buying jerseys of their home teams, it is unlikely that they will ever buy jerseys of the team Jokic is playing for.

Now regarding the US market, he's obviously not that attractive to non-Nuggets fans, so I don't find this surprising at all, given the fact that Denver is a small market.


So instead of financially supporting your team, Serbian fans rather support ultras? Sounds kinda dumb to me.

If you have the choice between a nice t-shirt for 10 Euros and an official jersey for 100 Euros, just because it has a Nike sign on it, I don't think it's dumb to chose the former. It's also just a cultural thing. With the t-shirt you also indirectly support the club, because choreos etc. are financed that way. It's not that the ultra groups bath in champagne with the few bucks they make with their clothes.
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#46 » by Gusto1903 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:41 pm

because he doesnt celebrate like a little kid, after made buckets

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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#47 » by dhsilv2 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:46 pm

Tempe wrote:He’s incredibly boring both on and off the court and his personality does not match well with Americans


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He's one of the most exciting players in nba history to watch. Heck, even the old guys like Bill Simmons won't shut up about how exciting the guy is to watch!
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#48 » by jazzfan1971 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:49 pm

He's not cool.
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#49 » by CharityStripe34 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:49 pm

People still wear basketball jerseys?
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#50 » by Lalouie » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:51 pm

he's not "glamorous"

you can take that statement anyway you want. regardless of where your rank his centership he doesn't have the umpphhh of giannis or embiid or davis
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#51 » by TravisScott55 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:04 pm

Nobody cares about Jokic except internet nerds who care about VORP
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#52 » by jokeboy86 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:25 pm

Gusto1903 wrote:because he doesnt celebrate like a little kid, after made buckets

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I actually found this disturbing especially cause the fact they're doing it multiple times tells you the coaches are allowing it. Things have gone too far now.
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#53 » by naabzor » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:27 pm

TheShow2021 wrote:Fans like to live vicariously through their favorite player, imagine themselves as that person, and nobody wants to be the big ugly, boring (personality) guy, no matter how skilled and dominant he is.


Boring personality? That's not the case for Jokic.
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#54 » by cupcakesnake » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:33 pm

Tempe wrote:He’s incredibly boring both on and off the court and his personality does not match well with Americans


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If you find Jokic boring on the court...Wow that's hard for me to wrap my head around. Who do you find exciting? Jokic's passing and bucket getting routinely have me laughing or shaking my head in disbelief multiple times per game.
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#55 » by og15 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:34 pm

BruttoNostra wrote:LOL at "he's boring"

If anything, he's among the only few players who aren't giving generic responses and is always fun to hear him talking - before, during and after the game.

I guess it's mainly his (non-existent) online presence, no TMZ articles, zero insta girls he has a baby with etc - basically, zero stuff that generates clicks.

The top players in jersey sales correlate with those quoted things?

1) Curry
2) LeBron
3) Giannis
4) Doncic
5) Durant

Hmm....don't know about much TMZ, insta girl baby momma stuff related to those guys there. I also don't know why having an insta girl baby mom would get people to buy ones jersey more :lol:
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#56 » by whatisacenter » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:41 pm

Gusto1903 wrote:because he doesnt celebrate like a little kid, after made buckets

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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#57 » by TwitterFingers » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:42 pm

If he was in a big market instead of Denver…
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#58 » by Maf » Wed Jan 25, 2023 6:05 pm

I know it is an off-topic but only Jersey I have is Kyle Korver black 76ers jersey. I loved those and Korver was my favourite player ever. But I cannot wear it anymore. It like... shrank or something... :dontknow:
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#59 » by KokoKaizer » Wed Jan 25, 2023 6:11 pm

God Squad wrote:LMAO. I saw who OP was and immediately knew there was an agenda towards Jokic/Nuggets.


Hey, he didn't mention "Embiid"

That's quite an improvement at least ;)
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Re: Why Doesn’t anybody Buy Jokic Jerseys? 

Post#60 » by Infinite Llamas » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:27 pm

Tempe wrote:He’s incredibly boring both on and off the court and his personality does not match well with Americans


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If no-look passes, game winning shots, game winning blocks, rainbow 3’s, full court passes, one legged fadeaway shots constitute as an incredibly boring player than I can only imagine what the other stars in the league are doing…

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