As the value of basketball cards continues to skyrocket, you may be intrigued by the idea of owning the rookie card of a legendary player. Demand for these cards has far outnumbered the supply of late, and that demand has resulted in fierce bidding wars on eBay.
There are many factors involved in determining the value of a card, the most important of which is their PSA/SGC/BGS grade. The grade is given based on the condition of the surface, the sharpness of the corners, how perfectly the card is centered, etc. A full list of PSA grading standards can be found here.
This list of 27 of the most sought after and most iconic basketball cards of all-time is an overview of their market and recent value. After value, we focus on PSA grades and population in this article, as it is the leading grading company today.