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Lebron James Rookie Cards You Can Still Afford to Buy

Lebron James' rise to superstardom has been nothing short of spectacular. He was first introduced to the game of basketball when he was nine years old. Within a few short years, Lebron became the most highly recruited high school basketball player in the country and was the #1 overall pick of the 2003 NBA Draft. Since his arrival into the NBA, James has been one the most dominating players in the game. He scored 25 points during his first NBA game and went on to win the 2003-2004 NBA Rookie of the Year award. In twelve NBA seasons, James as appeared in 11 NBA All-Star Games and has won four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards. He is the youngest player in NBA history to score 5,000 points, youngest to score 15,000 and youngest to score 20,000 career points. He has led his team to seven NBA Finals appearances (Cavs 2006, 2015 and 2016, Heat 2011-2014) and has won three NBA Championships.

With all his accomplishments, Lebron's rookie cards have been highly collectible for over a decade. It's no surprise that some of his rookie cards, like the 2003-2004 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Lebron James Autograph Patch Rookie Card carry a price tag that's over $50,000. Since it's one of the most famous, and most expensive Lebron James basketball cards out there, it also gets all the attention.

Unfortunately, $50,000 is a lot of money and YOUR WIFE WOULD KILL YOU IF YOUR BOUGHT IT! But if you look a little bit past the top cards, you will find that of the thousands of "Lebron James Rookie" cards listed on Ebay, 95% of them are a $1,000 or less, 85% are $500 or less, 80% are $100 or less, 70% are $50.00 or less and an INCREDIBLE 50% of ALL LEBRON JAMES ROOKIE CARDS ARE PRICED AT $20.00 or less.

Affordable Lebron James Rookie Cards

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