Ever since Damian Lillard was unanimously selected as the Rookie of the Year in 2012, the Portland Trailblazers star rookie card has increased in value.
As a perennial top 10 scorer, Lillard’s career to date has continually been trending upward.
While playing for the Trailblazers might not get as much exposure as those playing in big market cities, Lillard’s rookie card still seems to be a good investment as he continues to produce elite level stats.
Here are our picks for his 3 best rookie cards and links to where you can find them online.
1. 2012-13 National Treasures Rookie Patch Autograph card #201
One of the best high-end sets with a rookie card that has both an autograph and a relic patch is in the National Treasures boxes.
Lillard has a couple of image variations of the card and depending on the type of patch, the card can fetch tens of thousands of dollars (ie. 1/1 Logoman).
2. 2012-13 Panini Prizm Rookie card #245
With its many parallels, the Panini Prizm is still popular for basketball rookie card collectors.
Luckily for Lillard collectors and fans, he has a card in his set with plenty of parallels to chase.
Well graded and short print cards can fetch good value.
3. 2012-13 Panini Flawless Rookie Autograph Card #25
Looking for a fresh on-card autograph rookie card with a low serial number?
Look no further than his rookie card in the 2012-13 Panini Flawless set.
Non-graded cards can currently fetch over $1,000.
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