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James Harden top rookie cards

James Harden and his top 3 rookie cards

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After winning back-to-back scoring titles, James Harden of the Houston Rockets is vying for a third consecutive title.

With a hot start to lead the league in scoring this 2019-20 season, Harden’s rookie cards are getting more valuable.

But winning a title might even push it further, which is the one big thing missing in his career to date.

In the meantime, check out our picks for his best rookie cards to collect with links provided to the listings on eBay.

1. 2009-10 National Treasures Rookie Patch Autograph 

One of the more sought after high-end basketball card of Harden’s consisting of an autograph and a patch relic.

It also comes in a few parallel versions with each having a low serial number count.

A well-graded card can be on the market for tens of thousands of dollars.


2. 2009-10 Upper Deck Exquisite Rookie Autograph Card

The 2009-10 Upper Deck Exquisite set features another limited high-end on-card autograph rookie card of Harden.

It has a couple of image variations (numbers 45 and 74 in the set) with parallel versions also available.

Well-graded cards can go for thousands but some can be had for much less.


3. 2009 Topps Rookie Card

For those looking to add a more affordable James Harden rookie card to their personal collection should take a look at his 2009 Topps rookie card.

While there are more rare parallel versions that can also cost thousands of dollars, the base non-autograph card is available for a few hundred.


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