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

2010-11 Panini Season Update All-Stars Materials #9 Derrick Rose Jersey - NM
$12.00

2010 timeless treasures Derrick Rose auto silver auto signed card
$99.99

2008-09 Fleer First Year Phenoms Derrick Rose
$10.00

2015-16 Panini Revolution Sunburst #72 Derrick Rose 75 - NM-MT
$49.99

2014-15 Panini Prizm Green Refractor #101 Derrick Rose - BGS 10 - Chicago Bulls
$34.99

08-09 Bowman Chrome #111 Derrick ROSE RC BGS Mint 9 SP
$84.95

2010-11 PANINI CLASSICS #68 DERRICK ROSE "SP" #46 100 - CHICAGO BULLS
$15.96

2008 eTopps #19 Derrick Rose PSA 10 Gem Mint Basketball Card
$99.99

2014-15 Panini Prizm Red White Blue Pulsar Derrick Rose BGS 9.5 Chicago Bulls
$34.99

2008-09 Topps Chrome Derrick Rose Orange Refractor 499 PSA 10 BGS Pristine?
$449.99

*SALE* 25 DERRICK ROSE 08 09 EXQUISITE SCRIPTED SWATCH AUTO PATCH ROOKIE Bulls
$599.99

2013-14 Panini Select Derrick Rose Prizm Refractor Insert Card # 132
$12.49

2010-11 UD Ultimate Collection Personal Touch Derrick Rose Auto 21 25 BGS 9.5 10
$159.99

DERRICK ROSE 2014-15 PANINI PRIZM SPECTRA CARD #15 45 49
$19.99

DERRICK ROSE 2012 PANINI TOTALLY RED CERTIFIED GRADED GEM 10 CARD #172 440 499
$12.99

derrick rose 2008 donrus elite jersey numbered rc
$39.99
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Rookie Cards

Derrick Rose Rookie Card Checklist

Top eBay Listings

Derrick Rose 2008-09 Bowman Rookie Card! Knicks!
$7.00

*SALE* 25 DERRICK ROSE 08 09 EXQUISITE SCRIPTED SWATCH AUTO PATCH ROOKIE Bulls
$599.99

derrick rose 2008 donrus elite jersey numbered rc
$39.99

DERRICK ROSE Bulls 2008-09 Topps T51 Murad Rookie Card #171 Standing SP RC Mint
$9.74

DERRICK ROSE Bulls 2008-09 Upper Deck First Edition Rookie #259 GEM MINT SP RC
$6.74

DERRICK ROSE Bulls 2008-09 Fleer 2-Card Rookie Lot #201 and 243 BOTH MINT SP RC
$13.49

08-09 Topps Photoshoot RP-DR Derrick Rose Rookie RC Autograph Auto Card
$249.99

2008-09 bowman #111 DERRICK ROSE chicago bulls rookie Graded 10
$10.00

DERRICK ROSE 2008-09 TOPPS 1958-59 VARIATIONS ROOKIE Graded 10
$10.00

2008-09 topps Derrick Rose rookie card graded 10 by BCCG card # 196
$10.00

DERRICK ROSE 2008 09 Fleer ROOKIE CARD Chicago Bulls NBA RC! In Unopened Pack
$13.00

Derrick Rose rookie, 2008 Topps Treasury autograph
$250.00

2008-09 FLEER THROWBACK CLASSICS DERRICK ROSE RC DUAL JERSEY ROOKIE BULLLS MVP
$17.99

ULTIMATE 08-09 FOURSOMES ARTHUR CHALMERS DERRICK ROSE QUAD PATCH RC ROOKIE 4 15
$80.00

08-09 Topps Hardwood Derrick Rose rc rookie #D258 2009 #101 *40757
$15.00

08-09 Topps Hardwood Derrick Rose rc rookie #D270 2009 #101 *46653
$15.00
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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 or Google+.

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