vintage basketball cards


Five Affordable, Cool Vintage Basketball Cards

Build an impressive mini hoops museum for a minimal investment.

1974-75 Topps Basketball Set Offers Value

The 1974-75 Topps basketball set marks the farewell for a trio of pro legends and the arrival of some names we’re still hearing today.

1973-74 Topps Basketball Set Low on Rookies; High on HOFers

With more than three dozen Hall of Famers on the checklist but no major rookie cards, the 1973-74 Topps Basketball set is one of the best values around.

Kahn’s Basketball Cards Gave Collectors A Bite Of Hoop History

From the late 1950s to the mid-1960s Kahn’s basketball cards were a staple inside hot dog packages.

1971-72 Topps Trio Stickers Rare in High Grade

Big names, black borders and a wacky looking sheet that created scarcities are just some of what the 1971-72 Topps basketball trio insert cards have to offer.

Rookie Cards of 1980s NBA Finals MVPs

They weren’t all named Magic or Larry even though it seemed that way. A look at the rookie cards of 1980s NBA Finals MVPs and how they earned the honor.

NBA Finals MVPs of the 1970s and Their Rookie Cards

With the championship series at hand, the first of a four-part look at NBA Finals MVPs and their rookie cards, starting with the 1970s.

Pete Maravich Rookie Card a Hoops Collecting Icon

Still youthful looking and cradling the ball that treated him so well, the Pete Maravich rookie card remains among the most popular basketball issues ever.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Hall of Fame Hoard

A huge collection of baseball and football Hall of Fame rookie cards from Texas is coming to market.

Big, Sticky, Quirky: 1970s Topps Basketball Inserts Ran the Gamut

From ‘Rulers’ to posters to stickers, 1970s Topps basketball inserts tried to put a little more fun in the wild and woolly days of two pro leagues and plenty of Afros.

11 Great Bill Russell Cards

He won 11 NBA titles so why not a list of 11 great Bill Russell basketball cards and the most watched Russell cards on eBay.

Ten Cool Old School Basketball Cards You Can Own for $150 or Less

Want to own some history without going into debt? Try these old school basketball cards that won’t break your budget.

33 Legendary Larry Bird Cards

Here are 33 Larry Bird cards that aren’t necessarily all valuable, but still should be on your bucket list.

Graded Vintage Basketball Cards are Focus of New Website

It’s all hoops all the time. Vintage basketball cards get rock star treatment on a new website that examines the old school sets and singles.

1961-62 Fleer Basketball Set Still Scoring With Collectors

Fifty years after they hit store shelves, the 1961-62 Fleer set is still a slam dunk for vintage basketball card collectors–as long as you’re not a mint freak.

Mikan Rookie Card Sells for Record Price

A 1948-49 Bowman George Mikan PSA 10 lived up to its reputation as the holy grail of basketball cards. The one-of-a-kind card sold for $218,500 in Memory Lane’s Hidden Treasures Auction. It’s believed to be the highest price ever recorded for the public sale of a single basketball card. The card is the only gem […]