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Lebron James and his top 3 rookie cards

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Whether you think he’s #1 or #2 in the GOAT conversation, Lebron James rookie cards will hold great value as he’s already cemented his legacy.

Now there is a wide price range for some of his rookie cards from a hundreds to millions of dollars (like the 2003-04 Upper Deck Exquisite autographed patch rookie card).

But there are some below we like that can be currently bought online. 

2003-04 Topps Chrome Rookie Card

This might be the most recognizable rookie card for many collectors. The Topps Chrome rookie card also has a much more limited refractor set which go for much more.


2003 SP Authentic autographed rookie card #148 (/500)

While it won’t set you back six figures, this one does still have a fairly hefty price tag for regular collectors.

Still the SP Authentic brand is nice and the on-card autograph of King James is pretty sweet too.

To top it off, it’s numbered to just 500 – rare enough to make it valuable but not so much that the card is inaccessible.


2003-2004 Bowman Chrome rookie card #123

There’s no autograph or patch but that makes this one affordable and an easy one to add to your collection.

The Bowman Chrome brand is solid and the picture of a smiling James with the basketball to his side is a nice touch.

A nicely graded card even without the autograph still retains good value.



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1 thought on “Lebron James and his top 3 rookie cards”

  1. Just wondering what the triple auto from the 2003-04 so authentic set is worth. The Jordan/James/Bryant triple auto out of 15?

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