Amare Stoudemire rookie cards have been the focus of many collectors since his recent signing with the New York Knicks. Even though the Knicks failed to sign Lebron James they still have a lot of money left over to possibly go after Carmelo Anthony next year as well as possibly trade for Chris Paul. The Knicks look like they a re on their way to turning this team around and Amare Stoudemire rookie cards will get the much needed publicity that the deserve. One of the problems that collectors have are which are the best Amare Stoudemire basketball cards to invest in. He has over 60 different rookie cards which all vary in price. Here is a detailed list of some of the best Amare Stoudemire rookie cards to invest in including their current values.
2002 SP Authentic Amare Stoudemire Rookie Card Autograph
These autographed cards were numbered to only 50 cards in production. Each Stoudemire rookie has been hand signed. These cards are currently selling for $500-$600 and are very hard to find with such a limited print run. This is also the most expensive Amare Stoudemire rookie card that exists.
2002 SPX Amare Stoudemire Autograph Jersey Card
These amazing cards come hand signed as well as include a games used piece of Stoudemire’s jersey. These amazing rookies were all numbered to only 1999 cards in production. You can find these rookies online for about $150-$200. These are great investments as you get a memorabilia card as well as a quality rookie.
2002 Topps Chrome Amare Stoudemire rookie card
These cards have a few different variations which inlcude the regular issued card which sells for $15-$20 as well as the Refractor which you can buy for about $50 ungraded. Watch out for centering issues that are prevalent on these cards.
If Amare can lead the Knicks back to stardom he basketball cards will be on the top of most collectors want lists. If they can add Chris Paul or Carmelo Anthony his cards will skyrocket. We believe that now might be the best time to start buying Amare Stoudemire rookie cards.