2003 Fleer Tradition Crystal #300 LeBron James/Carmelo Anthony/Dwyane Wade /50 Gem Mint PSA 10

Tastefully borrowing a tri-paneled style that made the rookie card of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird so iconic, this 2003 Fleer Tradition Crystal tops its forefather by placing a third Hall of Famer to the mix and an added level of scarcity. Limited to just 50 copies, a scant five have reached the pinnacle of the grading charts.

Key Deal Points

This asset is a rookie card of three future first-ballot Hall of Famers.

Graded a Gem Mint 10, on a scale of 1-10, by Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA) – the sports collectible’s leading grading company.

16 of the 50 printed examples of the card have been graded by PSA, with 5 grading at the Gem Mint 10 level.Compare this to the legendary Magic/Bird/Erving, which has 24 PSA 10s.

The all-time high and most recent sale for this card in a PSA 10 is a $126,000 auction in February of 2022.

Valuation Analysis

“Will this card follow the path to the half-million mark blazed by its Bird/Erving/Johnson predecessor in the years to come?…Only time will tell, but the hobby world will most certainly be watching closely.”

– Heritage Auctions

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Dwyane Wade

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Dwyane Wade are considered some of the greatest basketball players and scorers of all-time. They were all drafted in the 2003 NBA Draft, a draft many consider to be the best of all time.

LeBron James is one the greatest basketball players of all time, and certainly one of America’s most influential and popular athletes of his generation. He has won 4 NBA Championships, 4 MVP awards, and is the 3x AP Athlete of the Year.

Carmelo Anthony is considered one of the greatest scoring forwards of all time. He has been named an NBA All-Star ten times and an All-NBA Team member six times. He played college basketball for the Syracuse Orange, winning a national championship as a freshman in 2003 while being named the NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. Dwyane Wade is a future first-ballot Hall of Famer.

Wade won three NBA championships, was a 13-time NBA All-Star, an 8-time member of the All-NBA Team, and a 3-time member of the All-Defensive Team.