Owning any lebron james rookie card is likely a smart move but if you re able to land one on this list then consider yourself wise. A championship for his hometown cleveland cavaliers.
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Lebron james draft pick rookie card. The cavaliers selected james as the no. Lebron james has been in the nba for 17 seasons which means he s been on the front of a lot of basketball cards. The cleveland cavaliers who had a 22 50 percent probability of obtaining the first selection won the nba draft lottery on.
There are so many well designed cards on this list and they are quite expensive. It s the most expensive basketball card ever. The cavaliers super star has become one of the most famous people on the face of the planet.
The nba announced that 41 college and high school players and a record 31 international players had filed as early entry candidates for the 2003 nba draft. The eye appeal of these cards is top notch and they all do a great job of capturing king james during his youthful debut into the nba. The following list contains some of the best options for collectors interested in lebron james rookie cards.
Free shipping on many items. Combined with several other strong rookie players from the 2003 nba draft including carmelo anthony and previous teammates chris bosh and dwyane wade james helped drive basketball cards back into relevance. James has lived up to all the hype and now only has one more thing that he wants to accomplish.
One of those cards might soon sell for 1 milion. The rare james rookie card of which there were just 23 produced sets a record for modern day cards cards made in 1980 or later and is the most any basketball card has ever sold for. July 19 2020 4 38 pm lebron james set another record saturday night when his 2003 04 upper deck rookie card sold for 1 845 million at goldin auctions.
Ending today at 3 57pm pst 6h 28m. Lebron james 2003 2004 aceo rookie players 1 draft pick rookie rookie card rc logo 1992 style card lebron james superstar forward for the los angeles lakers and former cleveland cavaliers and miami heat 2012 2013 nba finals champion miami heat and 2016 nba finals champion cleveland cavaliers. Lebron james rookie cards are the most popular basketball cards in the hobby.
Lebron james rookie card 2003 2004 topps rp 221 rc draft pick 1 cleveland cavs. The 2003 nba draft was held on june 26 2003 at the theater at madison square garden in new york city new york. 1 pick in the 2003 nba draft.
The highly touted 19 year old averaged 20 9 points and 5 9 assists in his first season earning the nba rookie of the year award.