Heaps of rare basketball cards for sale

Much like a rare Pikachu card for Pokémon collectors, the NBA trading card world definitely has some rare cards to hunt for. It’s part of what makes collecting so much fun. You might end up with something extremely rare and valuable, especially if you keep it in good condition. Alternatively, you may be specifically hunting for a rare card to add to your collection, and often it’s a waiting game until somebody posts one for sale. 

eBay has plenty of rare basketball cards on offer, but casual collectors should be warned, many of them are extremely valuable so they’ll come with a hefty price tag. From Michael Jordan rookie cards to original Upper Deck Exquisite cards, there are plenty of gems to be found.

Modern cards

Of course, eBay also has a huge number of modern trading cards available too. You can buy an NBA cards box for some of the most popular Panini cards from recent years, including the most current NBA season. You can buy them in packs, boxes, crates or even purchase individual cards that you’re missing. That’s all part of the fun in trading!

So, even if you’ve never collected cards before, eBay has plenty of options to help you get started.

Different card collections

Over the years there have been so many different card collections featuring rare basketball cards. From the popular Upper Deck trading cards of the 90s through to the modern Panini cards, there are plenty of different collections to choose from. As Panini holds the official NBA licence, most collections fall under their banner. Some of the popular sets to consider are:

  • Panini Select
  • Panini Prizm
  • Donruss 
  • Panini NBA Hoops
  • Panini Mosaic
  • Onyx
  • Panini Prizm WNBA
  • Upper Deck basketball cards

Caring for your cards

If you do find rare basketball cards, you want to make sure you keep them in mint condition so they hold their value. The best way to do this is with any number of NBA trading card accessories on eBay. Options include:

  • Toploaders
  • Display holders
  • Screw-down holders
  • Binders with insert sheets
  • Plastic sleeves
  • Plus, many more