18 Nov 22
Doncic is white-hot right now, and fans will have a chance to get their hands on his rarest trading card. His rookie card sold for a record $4.6 million in 2021 in a private sale, but now everyone will have the chance to own a piece of history. PWCC Marketplace has the 1-of-1 trading card, and it is up for public auction. Fans can bid here for their chance to own the premier and most expensive Luka card out there. Here is a closer look at the trading card and how much it could go for on the open market. The card sold for $4.6 million last year, but Luka’s play has only increased the price. Could it set a new record? Stephen Curry’s rookie card reportedly sold for $5.9 million in July 2021. Can this Doncic card fetch over $6 million? Here is a look at what makes it special.
On Tuesday, it was revealed that a jersey worn by Jordan in Game 1 of the 1998 NBA Finals was sold in a Sotheby’s auction for $10.1 million. It’s a new all-time record for any piece of sports memorabilia, exceeding a $9.28 million price paid for the late Diego Maradona’s “Hand of God” jersey from the 1986 World Cup.
If Michael Jordan memorabilia from his time in Chicago doesn’t excite you, then check this out — a ticket stub from his first-ever game as a UNC Tar Heel has just hit the auction block … and, it’s believed to be the only one in existence! The extremely rare piece is from the November 1981 UNC vs. Kansas game — which was Jordan’s debut on Dean Smith’s Tar Heels hoops team.
Rookie cards feed the hobby beast, but it’s always interesting to see which rookies eclipse others as the years pass us by. This list is meant to help you track down the Panini (Prizm, NBA Hoops, Contenders, etc) rookie cards over the past half-decade, so you won’t be stuck on the outside looking in. Top Five 2021 NBA Rookies: While Scottie Barnes took home the 2021 NBA Rookie of the Year Award, I don’t think his substance will overcome the flash of some of the other rookies in this class. Cade Cunningham, Detroit Pistons. Evan Mobley, Cleveland Cavaliers. Scottie Barnes, Toronto Raptors. Jalen Green, Houston Rockets. Josh Giddey, Oklahoma City Thunder
In the sports collectible and trading card industry, scarcity and authenticity are the main drivers of value. Any 1-of-1 (meaning no other card exists) card involving LeBron James would garner attention. One featuring game-worn jersey patches from his time with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers would be highly coveted. But that’s what Panini, the NBA’s exclusive card producer, released in its Flawless set earlier this year. Just one, though. The chase for the 2020-21 Panini Flawless LeBron James triple logoman captured the attention of Drake. Champagne Papi didn’t reel in the triple logoman, but now is his chance – the card will go up for auction on Wednesday, when it could become the most expensive modern-day trading card.
In early May, Whatnot put a bounty on the card: if someone “pulled” (slang for opening the card from the case/pack) the James triple logoman on their platform, they’d buy them a Lamborghini Huracan. Finally, on May 6, a “breaker” (someone who opens cards via a live stream for people who have bought in) named JMo from Backyard Rips discovered it. James doesn’t sign autographs for Panini, meaning these “logoman” cards are as exclusive as it gets when it comes to the King.