So, what did a 2011-12 NBA collecting season devoid of rookie autographs do to the demand for those cards in the first 2012-13 product of the season? While that’s more of a rhetorical question at this point, we’re glad we asked.
The fact of the matter is that the first autographs of 2012 NBA Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving and 2012 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis from Panini America’s 2012-13 NBA Hoops release have headlined a litany of staggering secondary-market sales recently. Staggering as in . . . $379 for an autographed version of Irving’s Rookie Impact insert . . . or $365 for an autographed version of his Rookie Card . . . or $299.95 for a redemption card good for Davis’ Autographed Rookie parallel.
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