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While he didn’t go number one in the 2020 NBA Draft, LaMelo Ball still got drafted in the top 3 by the Charlotte Hornets and still has big upside.
There are risks too with some aspects of his game still needing work.
For collectors who believe in LaMelo, his rookie cards will be highly anticipated. We’ll update this page accordingly with the new releases. But in the meantime, as we did with first overall pick Anthony Edwards, we offer our top 3 sports cards currently available as a prospect.
UPDATED: 1a. 2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball Card
With the release of the 2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball Card set, this Lamelo Ball rookie card will be the one that’s likely the most sought after.
There are plenty of parallels to collect, and the rare ones (and some not so rare ones) are already listed for thousands.
1b. 2020-21 Panini Prizm Draft Picks Autograph Card
From the popular Panini Prizm brand, the Draft Picks hobby box has LaMelo’s autograph on the card (albeit a sticker auto).
And as with the Panini Prizm set, there are plenty of parallels to chase with some of the rare ones costing several thousand already.
2. 2020-21 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Autograph Card
Another great autograph card to collect with a standard look year after year is from the Panini Contenders set.
Some of the more rare parallels like the Conference Ticket or Tournament Ticket are already up there in price.
But there are other cheaper parallels plus a couple of image variations available.
3. 2018 Leaf Metal Draft Autograph Card
One of the earlier releases of LaMelo sports cards is from the Leaf Metal Draft packs.
While some collectors loathe the general look and quality of Leaf cards, they have some rare ones out there that might interest high-end collectors (including one superfractor).
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