2003-04 Topps LeBron James Draft Pick Certified Pristine by CSG

Posted on 11/12/2021

The basketball star is all smiles in this Topps NBA Draft Pick card, wearing his now-famous white suit.

For basketball card collectors and rookie card chasers, only a few athletes measure up to the hype each year. Without a doubt, LeBron James has not only achieved that level of stardom but also exceeded it.

Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG™) recently graded several early LeBron James cards. Together, these cards highlight the early career of the NBA Superstar. The 2003-04 Topps #221 LeBron James was certified Pristine 10. It received sub-grades of 10 for Centering, Corners and Edges, and 9.5 for Surface. The card shows James on draft night holding a red Cleveland Cavaliers jersey and matching red hat while wearing a white suit.

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Other recently CSG-graded LeBron James cards include a 2003-04 Bowman #123 Rookie Card and a 2004-05 Upper Deck #SS-LJ Signature Shots Autographs. The experts at CSG graded the Bowman #123 Rookie Card a CSG 9.5, and the Upper Deck Signature Shots a CSG 8.5. The Upper Deck card also received a grade of 10 for the certified autograph.

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James is currently in his 19th NBA season. During his career, he has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers. He has won one championship for each team that he has played for and two with Miami. Chosen as season MVP and Finals MVP four times, James is currently first among active NBA players in career points and third for all time.

Learn more about the most expensive sports cards ever sold, including a LeBron James Rookie Card that sold for more than $5 millon!

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