From 1991-1992 through the 1996-1997 season, Champion had the exclusive uniform license for the NBA. Champion was the sole licensee who could make authentic replica and original jerseys. The rights to license uniforms of the NBA were split between Champion, Nike, and Starter between 1997 and 1998. Although Champion had no more the right to manufacture authentic uniforms for 19 teams now held under Nike or Starter but they had the exclusive right to create duplicate jerseys on all 29 teams. Replica jerseys helped drive NBA merchandise sales throughout the mid-90s, in part because of strong draft classes of 1993 (Chris Webber, Anfernee Hardaway, Jamal Mashburn) as well as the 1994 season (Glenn Robinson, Jason Kidd, Grant Hill). authentic soccer jerseys The merchandise market was dominated by the Jordan-led Bulls during the 1990s. However they were outsold by The Charlotte Hornets led by Larry Johnson and Alonzo Morning from 1994 to 1995.