Derrick Rose Rookies Cards Guide Checklist

Derrick Rose

Date of Birth: 10/4/1988
Rookie Card Year: 2008-09
Investment Rating: 8.0


Overview
It is a tough task for any basketball player to live up to the legacy of Michael Jordan, let alone as a member of the Chicago Bulls. However, Derrick Rose has managed to lay the groundwork for his own storied career in the Windy City despite high expectations and the lingering shadow of Jordan. Although Derrick Rose cards have cooled during his injury issues, there is reason to believe that values will pick up as he regains his form and pursues a championship.

After one season at the University of Memphis, Derrick Rose made his move to the NBA where he was taken first overall by the Bulls. The exciting point guard was near the top of the NBA hierarchy for several years until injuries began to take their toll. The 2009 Rookie of the Year and 2011 MVP seemed primed for something even bigger until multiple injuries caused him to miss over 220 games between 2011-12 and 2014-15.

Still only in his mid-20s, Derrick Rose has plenty of time to re-establish his upward trajectory, but his history with missing games due to injury remains a red flag for collectors. Collectors will feel better if Rose can remain on the court consistently and notch his first full season since 2010-11.

There are nearly 30 Derrick Rose cards that carry the rookie designation, falling across all price ranges. The top three Derrick Rose cards all feature on-card autographs and jersey swatches.

Top 3 Derrick Rose Rookie Cards

2008-09 Exquisite Collection #92 Autographed Jersey #/99

Sweet patches, on-card autographs and a print run of just 99 copies put the Exquisite rookie card in the number one spot for collectors. This is easily the most desirable of all the rookie Derrick Rose cards.

2008-09 SP Authentic #130 Autographed Jersey #/299

A larger print run of 299 and a small patch keep Rose's SP Authentic rookie from the top spot, but the autographed card is still a hot commodity amongst collectors. It features a nice action shot of Rose and an appealing design. As an added note, the retail version of the card looks very similar and also features Rose's signature.

2008-09 UD Black #43 Autographed Jersey #/99

The UD Black card shares the distinction of lowest print run along with the Exquisite, SPx and Upper Deck Radiance. The card includes a large jersey patch that spells out 2008. Foil further highlights the design. The card is unique because it is the only one that features a silver Rose signature. His other autographed rookie cards are signed in blue.

Top eBay Listings

DERRICK ROSE 2009 ULTIMATE RC AUTO PATCH LOGO 60 60 1 1 RARE BULLS SUPERSTAR
$539.99

(3) 2008 PRESS PASS RC DERRICK ROSE ROOKIE CARD #rs PT1 WM1 & #29 GRADED 10!
$15.95

Rajon Rondo vs Derrick Rose 2014-15 Preferred Booklet Patch #22 25
$33.00

2008-09 bowman chrome refractor #111 DERRICK ROSE rookie BGS 9.5 (9 9.5 9.5 9.5)
$100.00

Derrick Rose Joey Dorsey Memphis Tigers 2009 Press Pass College Jersey 32 299 $$
$14.99

2008 TOPPS RC DERRICK ROSE ROOKIE NBA BASKETBALL CARD # 196 BGS GRADED 9.5 BULLS
$16.95

2009-10 Bowman DERRICK ROSE Autograph Card #48! BGS Graded MINT 9!
$49.99

DERRICK ROSE M. BEASLEY OJ MAYO 2009-10 SP Game-Used Edition 3x GU jersey # 299
$18.39

DERRICK ROSE 2009-10 Crown Royale Royalty GU #'d 499 Bulls
$11.99

2008 - 2009 Topps Treasury Derrick Rose Chicago Bulls #101 Basketball Card
$29.00

08-09 DERRICK ROSE SP AUTHENTIC RECRUITING CLASS RC PATCH BGS 9.5 10 AUTO #1 1!
$1,111.11

2008-09 Derrick Rose Topps Treasury RC AUTO Silver Ref 25 BGS 9.5 10
$250.00

Derrick Rose 7 Card Lot: BGS 9.5 Topps Chrome #181, Rookie Cards, Insert Bulls
$89.99

2008-09 UD BLACK DERRICK ROSE MICHAEL BEASLEY QUAD ROOKIE PATCH AUTOGRAPH 25
$149.99

2008-09 TOPPS DERRICK ROSE, BEASLEY, MAYO ROOKIE PHOTO SHOOT AUTOGRAPHED CARD
$79.99

2009-10 SP GAME USED DERRICK ROSE, MAYO, CONLEY, BAYLESS QUAD AUTOGRAPH CARD 50
$69.99
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Rookie Cards

Derrick Rose Rookie Card Checklist

Top eBay Listings

(3) 2008 PRESS PASS RC DERRICK ROSE ROOKIE CARD #rs PT1 WM1 & #29 GRADED 10!
$15.95

2008-09 UD BLACK DERRICK ROSE MICHAEL BEASLEY QUAD ROOKIE PATCH AUTOGRAPH 25
$149.99

2008-09 TOPPS DERRICK ROSE, BEASLEY, MAYO ROOKIE PHOTO SHOOT AUTOGRAPHED CARD
$79.99

2008-09 SP Authentic Derrick Rose Patch RC Auto 299
$127.50

Derrick Rose GRADED ROOKIE!! Gem Mint 10!! 2008 09 Press Pass #57 Bulls MVP! -3
$6.99

2008 ETOPPS IN HAND DERRICK ROSE CHICAGO BULLS ROOKIE CARD 702 999
$39.99

2008-09 topps chrome #181 derrick rose rookie
$45.00

2 card lot 2008-09 fleer press pass DERRICK ROSE ROOKIE cards BLUE SP BULLS
$6.88

2008-09 BOWMAN CHROME RC X-FRACTORS 184 299 DERRICK ROSE
$299.99

2008 Press Pass Reflectors Blue Derrick Rose Rookie Card
$5.00

Derrick Rose 2010 Upper Deck Greats of the Game #73 & 2008-09 Fleer #236 rookie
$6.00

DERRICK ROSE RC 08-09 FLEER #201
$13.39

DERRICK ROSE 08-09 UPPER DECK ROOKIE #259 CHICAGO BULLS
$12.99

sharp 2008-09 SP ROOKIE THREADS DUAL JERSEYS OF DERRICK ROSE- MICHAEL BEASLEY
$6.00

Derrick Rose Michael Beasley O.J Mayo 2008-09 Fleer RC
$8.99

(D10) 08-09 Derrick Rose O.J. Mayo Beasley SPX Triple Scripts AUTO RC #D 4 25
$150.00
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. In more recent years he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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