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One Of LeBron James' Rare Rookie Cards Could Sell For Up To $1.2M In An Auction

A 1-of-1 rookie card from LeBron James’ early playing days could break the bank at an upcoming auction. A report from TMZ Sports shares that the collectible SP Authentic Exquisite Endorsements autographed card comes from James’ 2003-2004 season playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The mint condition card is poised to sell anywhere from $700,000 to $1.2 million today (Aug. 11). According to Gotta Love Rock and Roll Auctions, it told the outlet that “this may very well be one of his finest rookie cards ever printed, and it is the first time it has surfaced in nearly 20 years.” This isn’t the first time a rare LeBron James playing card has gone for some big coin this year. As previously reported by AfroTech, another 2003 card from the NBA star’s Cavalier days sold for $5.2 million back in April, making it the most expensive basketball card ever. Even PWCC Marketplace called it “the crown jewel of all sports card investing.” In the last year alone, LeBron James has been making major...

Aug 11, 2021

LeBron James Rookie Card Sells For $5.2M, Becomes Most Expensive Basketball Card Ever

LeBron James and his money moves don’t always happen on the court. CBS Sports reports that a signed 2003 James Exquisite Collection patch rookie card recently sold for a whopping $5.2 million in a private sale by PWCC Marketplace. The sports channel also reports that the James Rookie Card is one of just 23 cards. “At the heart of every collector in 2003, was the hope of pulling the ultra-rare Lebron James Rookie Patch Auto Parallel numbered to 23 copies,” said PWCC. “With so few ever becoming available and demand increasing by the day, this card is quickly becoming the crown jewel of all sports card investing.” Previously the Luka Doncic Panini National Treasures Card held the record for the most expensive NBA card set selling in 2018 for a record fee of $4.6 million through a private sale. According to ESPN , the recent sale is now tied for the all-time record sale of  any card with the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card purchased by Rob Gough. While the demand for the rookie card may...

Apr 30, 2021