PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Michael Carter-Williams has been sidelines in recent weeks, due to a skin infection in his knee. But even while he’s wearing a suit, people want to wear his jersey.
The Sixers point guard’s jersey is the top seller among NBA rookies, the league announced on Thursday. The jersey was the 15th most popular overall.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Center City Hit-And-Run Leaves Woman In Critical Condition, Police Say
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Carter-Williams could return to the Sixers lineup Friday night against the Nets. He leads all rookies in scoring (17.7 ppg), assists (7.3 apg), rebounding (5.8 rpg) and steals (NBA-high 3.13 spg).MORE NEWS: New Jersey Man Credits Keeping Mind Active As He Celebrates 105th Birthday