John Wall Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

John Wall

Date of Birth: 9/6/1990
Rookie Card Year: 2010-11
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

Picked out of the University of Kentucky, John Wall was the first overall pick by the Washington Wizards in the 2010 NBA Draft. An immediate contributor to a team undergoing a rebuilding process, Wall's relentless work ethic, charismatic personality and media savvy made him the instant face for the franchise. He is also a cornerstone for the franchise to build around. Coming out of a Kentucky, a school known for producing top talent, made the transition to the NBA relatively easy for this mild-mannered player. It has also helped John Wall cards and memorabilia gain notoriety in the hobby.

A gifted two-way athlete, Wall is comfortable on either end of the floor. Defensively, he has a prowess for chasing down perimeter rebounds and stealing entry passes. On the offensive end of the court, his points per game average and assists per game both exceed the league average. In his first full season at the NBA level, he averaged just over 37 minutes per game, a testament to the commitment and faith the Wizards have in the young guard. Wall earned NBA All-Rookie First Team honors and was awarded the NBA Rookie Challenge MVP. Interesting to note, on November 10th of 2010, Wall recorded a triple-double, his career first, and became the third youngest player to accomplish the feat and only the second rookie. The other rookie: Magic Johnson. Lofty company, indeed.

As a result of his early success, Wall's top rookie cards and autographed items are quite popular with basketball card and memorabilia collectors. While it may take a while for his collectible values to attain the level of top-tier players, the investment potential of his collectibles is fairly high. Winning breeds collectibles success more than individual accolades, so it will be important for the Wizards to develop additional talent for Wall to reach the next level.

Top John Wall Rookie Cards

2010-11 Playoff National Treasures John Wall RC #201 Autographed Patch #/99

John Wall National Treasures RC

The most valuable John Wall rookie card, it's highlighted by great patches, an on-card signature and a low print run of 99.

2010-11 Limited John Wall RC #175 Autograph Jersey #/249

Limited is a hit-or-miss product, with 2010-11 being an on year. The high-flying image and print run of 249  make the Limited Phenoms one of the kings of John Wall rookie cards.

2010-11 Timeless Treasures John Wall RC #101 Autograph #/299

Timeless Treasures is a brand that focuses heavily on the laundry tag and logoman relics. It's fair to say this isn't the greatest John Wall rookie card as the card design isn't very appealing. The card does carry a print run of 299, which makes it fairly tough to find.

Top eBay Listings

2013 Panini Prizm Guard Duty Orange Prizms #5 John Wall 60 Basketball Card 0y9
$6.15

JOHN WALL 2010-11 PANINI TIMELESS TREASURES EMPTY TIN BOX WIZARDS
$8.99

2015-16 Preferred QUAD LEBRON JAMES JOHN WALL A.DAVIS ANDREW WIGGINS 149
$18.50

2013 Panini Spectra Materials Gold #14 John Wall 10 Washington Wizards Card 1u6
$70.00

2013 Panini Select White Hot Prizms 48 John Wall 25 Washington Wizards Card 1u6
$25.00

2015 Panini Prestige Playmakers Bronze #18 John Wall 49 Washington Wizards 7u1
$12.25

2012-13 Panini Signatures Stars #71 John Wall 25 Washington Wizards Card 1u6
$15.00

2010-11 Playoff Contenders Patches Starting Blocks #9 JaVale McGee John Wall 0i8
$8.25

2011-12 National Convention VIP Red #VIP3 John Wall Washington Wizards Card 0c6
$12.25

2010 Panini Rookies & Stars #1 Evan Turner John Wall 49 Philadelphia 76ers 0q1
$15.25

2015-16 PANINI PRESTIGE #2 JOHN WALL PRESTIGIOUS PASSERS #67 99 - WIZARDS
$10.36

2012-13 PANINI BRILLIANCE JOHN WALL ARTIST PROOF # 1 10 WIZARDS
$25.00

John Wall 44 50 2016 Panini National Gold VIP Purple Prizm Refractor #8 Wizards
$5.99

John Wall 48 50 2016 Panini National Gold VIP Purple Prizm Refractor #8 Wizards
$5.99

2015-16 National Treasures NBA Game Gear John Wall Patch 04 10
$15.00

2015-16 Panini NBA Hoops Bird's Eye View Holo Green #1 John Wall 25 Card 1u6
$12.00
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Rookie Cards

John Wall Rookie Card Checklist

Top eBay Listings

2010-11 Prestige #151 John Wall RC Rookie Wizards
$6.00

10 11 Panini Limited Phenoms John Wall Rookie Patch Auto
$125.99

2010-11 DONRUSS CARD NO.228 JOHN WALL ROOKIE RC, WASHINGTON WIZARDS
$7.49

JOHN WALL 2 cards #d DUAL ROOKIE JERSEY & DONRUSS RATED RC UK KENTUCKY WIZARDS
$39.95

JOHN WALL 2 CARDS #d PANINI ROOKIE JERSEY + DONRUSS RATED RC UK KENTUCKY WIZARDS
$39.95

2010-11 Prestige #211 John Wall Washington Wizards RC Rookie Basketball Card 0n4
$5.05

2011 Panini Playoff Contenders rc auto patch John Wall Wizards SP
$149.99

JOHN WALL 2010 TIMELESS TREASURES ROOKIE RECRUITS AUTOGRAPH AUTO 299 WIZARDS
$84.99

JOHN WALL 2010 TIMELESS TREASURES ROOKIE RECRUITS AUTOGRAPH AUTO 299 WIZARDS
$79.99

2010-11 Prestige John Wall SP Bonus Shots Rookie Auto Autograph 49 99
$119.99

ANTHONY DAVIS RC CALIPARI RELIC JOHN WALL ROOKIE JERSEY NERLENS NOEL RC KNIGHT
$49.95

2010-11 National Treasures John Wall GOLD 25 4 CL PATCH AUTO RC BGS 9.5 10
$2,499.99

2010 Absolute Memorabila #151 John Wall 499 Washington Wizards Rookie Card 2k0
$150.25

2010-11 Donruss Emerald Die-Cut 228 John Wall Washington Wizards Rookie Card 4i2
$6.99

JOHN WALL & PATRICK PATTERSON 2 CARDS ROOKIE JERSEY UK KENTUCKY WIZARDS
$39.95

2010-11 Donruss #228 John Wall PSA 10 Washington Wizards RC Basketball Card 2r0
$20.00
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Autograph Guide

John Wall Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what John Wall'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.

John Wall Cut Signature Exemplar


John Wall Key Signature Attributes: An authentic John Wall 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 over-sized and upside down.
  3. A short squiggle line on a 45 degree angle implies the letters "o-h-n."
  4. The capital "W" has a slight curl on the left starting the letter, the pen stroke fades as it comes off the surface on the final upstroke.
  5. The letter "a" is easily legible.
  6. The letters "l-l", are actually numeral "1"'s, making the number "11" which is Wall's jersey number.

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Top eBay Listings

John Wall Washington Wizards (Christmas) Signed Jersey JSA COA. RAREEEE
$39.99

John Wall Hot! signed Washington Wizards 8x10 photo PSA DNA cert
$75.00

JOHN WALL (Washington WIZARDS) Signed 8 x10 PHOTO w PSA COA
$39.95

John Wall 8x10 Photo Signed Autographed Auto PSA DNA COA Kentucky Wizards
$124.99

JOHN WALL SIGNED & INSCRIBED 11 X 8.5 PHOTO UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY WITH JSA COA
$49.99

John Wall & Bradley Beal Signed Wizards 16x20 Photo (JSA COA)
$199.99

John Wall Signed NBA basketball full size replica ball JSA PSA guarantee COA
$129.99

Wizards John Wall Signed Authentic 11X14 Photo Autographed PSA DNA #U70916
$64.99

JOHN WALL KENTUCKY WILDCATS SIGNED JERSEY PSA AA50434
$239.99

John Wall Washington Wizards (Christmas) Signed Jersey JSA
$244.02

JOHN WALL WASHINGTON WIZARDS SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO JSA COA #J67063
$34.99

John Wall Signed Jersey Size XL in Person. JSA CERTIFIED
$175.00

John Wall Washington Wizards Signed BASKETBALL COA PSA DNA Kentucky Wildcats
$149.99

KENTUCKY WILDCATS WASHINGTON WIZARDS JOHN WALL SIGNED BASKETBALL W JSA COA
$149.99

John Wall Signed Spalding NBA All Conference I O Basketball PSA DNA
$150.00

JOHN WALL Washington Wizards Autographed Signed NBA Basketball JSA
$149.99
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Rob is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff and co-host of Cardboard Connection Radio.He is an avid collector with over 20 years of active experience in the hobby.

User Comments

  1. What about his “Next Day Rookie Auto” from 10’11 Panini Limited #/99? It has an on-card autograph and is a rare card. Why no mention? This card was Panini’s attempt at remaking Topps Rookie Photoshoot autographs, which were case hits from the first basketball product of the season – Topps. Back in the good ol’ days.

  2. Chris Gonsalves » It is a cool card. It’s not included as it’s an insert and not his rookie from Limited.

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