Jason Kidd Rookie Cards and Autograph Memorabilia Guide

Jason Kidd

Date of Birth: 3/23/1973
Rookie Card Year: 1994-95
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

Jason Kidd enjoyed a long and successful NBA career. Despite lower values, Jason Kidd cards and memorabilia have developed a strong collector following. Kidd spent 19 seasons in the league and played for four teams including the Dallas Mavericks (twice), Phoenix Suns, New York Nets and New York Knicks. The ten-time All-Star did not sit long around long after retiring from the NBA at the end of the 2012-13 season. Soon after he announced the end of his playing career, Kidd was named the head coach for the Brooklyn Nets. Although this is his first stint as a head coach, expectations are high for a team that now includes Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.

In his early days, Jason Kidd was a prominent guard and played college basketball at the University of California. Kidd was taken second overall in the 1994 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks and was named co-Rookie of Year, along with Grant Hill, during his first season. Over his career, Kidd proved he was not just a facilitator, as he could regularly be counted on for an average stat line of 15 points, 10 assists and 7 rebounds. Kidd also ranks third overall for most career triple-doubles, with over 100 during his playing days. Although a championship eluded him for much of his career, Kidd finally achieved that goal in 2011, as a member of the Dallas Mavericks.

Now a head coach, it is unlikely that Kidd will see huge spikes in value. However, this unique circumstance allows him to remain in the spotlight despite his recent retirement. If the Nets can come together and make a deep run into playoffs, Jason Kidd cards will enjoy some of the boost in interest. Many consider Jason Kidd to be a likely Hall of Fame inductee and that will also help his values in the future. Collectors have many Kidd autograph options to pursue and those are some of the best options available.

As a whole, Jason Kidd cards are very reasonably priced. Debuting in the early nineties means that most of his early cards were over-produced and mostly plain. He has 15 rookie cards, which are all non-numbered base rookies, and the majority are found for less than $5. Three cards stand above the rest and are detailed below.

Top Jason Kidd Rookie Cards

1994-95 Flair Jason Kidd RC #202

1994-95 Flair is class personified. Simple gold foil and a split image combine with a nice gloss to form a simple and striking rookie card. After all these years, it still maintains an elegant look.

1994-95 SP Jason Kidd RC #2

While the base set featured a completely different design, 1994-95 SP Basketball was all about the foil for their rookie cards. The use of gold is a little much but the combination with silver foil seems strange. These are very condition sensitive. There is also a die-cut parallel that falls one per pack, and adds a chase element.

1994-95 Finest Jason Kidd RC #286

Easily Jason Kidd's most valuable rookie card, 1994-95 Finest Basketball brings a color scheme and design that was truly eye-opening. The big draw is the refractor parallel.

Top eBay Listings

1997-98 Topps Finest Refractor #95 Jason Kidd Phoenix Suns Basketball Card 4d9
$9.20

2007-08 ULTIMATE COLLECTION #UL-JK JASON KIDD 4-JERSEY #88 99, NEW JERSEY NETS
$11.24

JASON KIDD 2014 5 PANINI EMINENCE MAVERICKS 3 COLOR PATCH AUTO - JERSEY # 5 5
$699.00

2003-04 E-X Behind the Numbers Game-Used #4 Jason Kidd Jersey
$9.99

Jason Kidd Rookie Card BGS 9: 1994-95 SP Beckett Graded RC
$21.99

2009-10 Topps Chrome #24 Jason Kidd 999 Dallas Mavericks Basketball Card 0q0
$6.99

Jason Kidd Rookie Card BGS 9.5: 1994-95 SP Beckett Graded RC
$89.99

Jason Kidd Rookie Card BGS 9: 1994-95 SP Die Cuts Beckett Graded RC
$24.99

2009-10 Upper Deck VS Dual Materials Gold VS-KH Jason Kidd Kirk Hinrich 150 d4s
$7.22

1994-95 Hoops Magic's All-Rookies Foil-Tech #FAR2 Jason Kidd - NM
$8.28

2014 Panini Select Swatches Purple Prizm #13 Jason Kidd 99 New York Knicks 0z5
$5.00

2005-06 Topps Black #55 Jason Kidd 500 New Jersey Nets Basketball Card 1z8
$9.99

2003-04 Flair World Leaders Game Used #JK Jason Kidd Jsy - NM-MT
$7.00

2009-10 Court Kings Dribble Memorabilia #12 Jason Kidd 299 Dallas Mavericks 0k8
$5.20

2006 Bowman Draft Picks & Stars Gold #60 Jason Kidd 50 New Jersey Nets Card 3f6
$6.75

2013-14 Panini Titanium Conductors #21 Jason Kidd 49 New Jersey Nets Card 0w9
$5.45
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Rookie Cards

Jason Kidd Rookie Card Checklist

Mid-Range Rookie Cards

Premium Rookie Cards


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Jason Kidd Rookie Card BGS 9: 1994-95 SP Beckett Graded RC
$21.99

Jason Kidd Rookie Card BGS 9.5: 1994-95 SP Beckett Graded RC
$89.99

Jason Kidd Rookie Card BGS 9: 1994-95 SP Die Cuts Beckett Graded RC
$24.99

BGS 8.5 JASON KIDD 1994-95 TOPPS FINEST RC ROOKIE CARD MAVERICKS NETS BUCKS
$14.99

1994-95 SP Die-Cut #D2 Jason Kidd Dallas Mavericks Rookie Basketball Card 0b9
$10.00

1994 95 Skybox Premium #221 Jason Kidd ROOKIE Beckett 9
$5.99

1994 Classic Basketball Draft Set Sealed Cards 1-105, JASON KIDD RC, GRANT HILL
$13.72

1994 STADIUM CLUB MEMBERS ONLY TOF JASON KIDD RC PSA 10 POP 2 CARDREGISTRY
$249.99

1994-95 Hoops Magic's All-Rookie Foil-Tech #FAR2 Jason Kidd Dallas Mavericks
$12.00

1994 Topps Finest #286 Jason Kidd Dallas Mavericks RC Rookie Basketball Card 0k0
$12.24

Jason Kidd 30 card lot 1994-95 rookie Ultra Topps Embossed Finest
$19.99

1994-95 Classic Rookie of the Year Sweepstakes #2 Jason Kidd Basketball Card 0i0
$9.25

Jason Kidd 1994-95 SP Premiere Prospects foil ROOKIE!!! # 2, BCCG graded 9 !!!
$8.89

JASON KIDD 94-95 SP FOIL RC
$9.99

1994 COLLECTOR'S CHOICE SILVER SIG. #377 JASON KIDD RC POP 6 PSA 10 K1906331-599
$11.99

1994 UPPER DECK DRAFT TRADE #D2 JASON KIDD RC MINT *968174
$5.00
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Autograph Guide

Jason Kidd Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Jason Kidd's authentic signature looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well respected professional autograph authentication company. Reputable authentication companies include JSA, PSA, Panini Authentic, Upper Deck Authentic, Tristar, Steiner and Mounted Memories to name a few. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Jason Kidd Cut Signature Exemplar



Jason Kidd Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Jason Kidd signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics, regardless of the item signed or when it was signed. Look for the following signature features:

  1. Signed on a relatively even horizontal plane, the signature may exhibit a slight up-ward angle, with a slight lean to the right.
  2. The letter "J" is larger than the other letters, very legible and written in cursive with closed loops, top and bottom, with the bottom loop being the larger of the two and a long horizontal line extending to the right, even with the plane of the signature overall.
  3. The letter "K" is easily discernible and is printed.
  4. The letters "d-d" are discernible, while the letter "i" is implied. The "d"'s themselves resemble fish hooks, with neither containing a closed loop. *Other times, Kidd has signed the "d"'s with loops coming off the tops of the letters.

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Jason Kidd Signed Photograph

Top eBay Listings

JASON KIDD HAND SIGNED 11x14 PHOTO NBA CALIFORNIA MAVS BUCKS HOF PSA DNA
$99.99

JASON KIDD SIGNED 11X14 PHOTO DALLAS MAVERICKS JSA COA
$45.00

Jason Kidd Signed 8x10 Dallas Mavericks Photograph Auto Photo PSA Autograph
$99.00

Jason Kidd DALLAS MAVERICKS Signed 8X10 Photo PSA DNA COA
$49.99

Jason Kidd Autographed Signed I O Basketball COA Steiner Sports
$90.00

2007-08 Ultimate Collection Jason Kidd Leadership GU Jersey 99 w JSA Cert Auto
$29.99

Jason Kidd Hall Fame Champions Authentic Signed Auto Autograph Jersey PSA DNA
$195.00

Jason Kidd Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA Dallas Mavericks Autographed Auto
$79.99

Jason Kidd Nets (W Bryant) Signed 8x10 Photo Autograph Auto Steiner
$29.00

Jason Kidd All-Star Signed 8x10 Photo Autograph Auto Steiner
$29.00

Jason Kidd Nets Signed 8x10 Photo Autograph Auto Steiner
$29.00

Jason Kidd Nets Signed 8x10 Photo Autograph Auto Steiner *7897
$29.00

Jason Kidd Signed Indoor Outdoor NBA Basketball JSA
$69.99

Jason Kidd Signed Autographed Cal Suns Nets Knicks Mav I O Basketball JSA H82867
$77.99

Jason Kidd signed autographed Dallas Mavericks 8x10 photo PSA DNA Cert
$50.00

JASON KIDD Signed Two Dollar Bill Framed w Photo Mat Display GREAT GIFT! GAI
$169.00
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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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