The Rise of the 2003-04 Topps LeBron James Rookie Card
Fact: In the last about the last year, the 2003-04 Topps LeBron James RC (holding his jersey on Draftnight) has increased in value by 567 percent for non-graded NrMt copies. In the July, 2019 issue of Beckett Basketball, the card listed at $150. It’s value now has skyrocketed to $1,000. What’s going on? Call it a perfect storm of strong interest in basketball, collectors priced out of the 2003-04 Topps Chrome #111 RC; the historic Topps flagship brand; and the desire to secure a key Rookie Card of a generational talent. And make no mistake – that’s what LeBron is….