Some of the best values on the single card market are the on-card rookie autographs in Donruss/Panini Classics Basketball. The 2010-11 NBA rookie class is a little soft, but some of the top picks like John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Derrick Favors are a little raw to seriously contribute to an NBA team their first season in the league. A strong second season by any one of those players - could push card prices higher for the entire set as boxes dry up and single cards get put in stacks.
2010-11 Classics Basketball and see if you can pick any winners.
We did a box break of Classics over at Sports Card Radio courtesy of Panini - and we did hit 2 of the on-card rookies. In fact, one was the bargain bin Al-Farouq Aminu and we also pulled Patrick Patterson. I'd probably stay away from boxes of this stuff unless it gets real cheap - boxes are still selling for around $90 online. Put that $90 into single cards from Classics Basketball and you might come out okay in the end. Collectors value rookie on-card autographs and there aren't a whole lot of sets that have them in 2010-11 for basketball card fans. Take a look at Classics, see if you can find some cheap singles on eBay, COMC, or your favorite place to buy/trade cards.
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