Living up to his potential in his first full season, Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia Sixers came away with the Rookie of the Year award in 2018.
He’s a big reason why the Sixers’ motto of “trusting the process” is working right now.
As the 2016 NBA Draft first pick overall, it appears Simmons is poised to have a great, long career.
Here’s our pick for his best rookie cards and the links to bid/buy them off eBay.
1. 2016-17 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Rookie Auto #09T-BS
You’ll only find his signed rookie cards in the Upper Deck sets since he has an autograph exclusive with them.
As such, this card is highly sought after by high-end basketball collectors with the graded cards commanding huge value.
And it’s numbered to just 99.
2. 2016-17 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Goudey Sport Royalty #SR-BS
Here’s another limited autograph card of Ben Simmons – this one from the Upper Deck Goodwin Champions set.
The Goudey Sport Royalty autograph basketball card in particular has a nice, clean look with a stark red background.
3. 2016-17 Panini Flawless Diamond Rookie Card #6
Since Panini doesn’t have an exclusive autograph with Simmons, this rookie card isn’t signed.
But it has an embedded diamond in it and it’s numbered to just 25.
It’s usually listed for thousands when these rare cards are listed on eBay.