Kevin Durant Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Kevin Durant

Date of Birth: 9/30/1988
Rookie Card Year: 2007-08
Investment Rating: 9.0


Overview

Kevin Durant cards are among the most coveted in the hobby. He is an elite star who will help carry the NBA and basketball collecting into its next phase. Although he is one of the youngest top-level talents, Durant is already a seasoned veteran as far as NBA experience. He has proven that even small-market teams can compete, both on the court and with collectors. The Oklahoma City Thunder have a fierce following and Durant is at the center of their fanbase. Durant has even helped other players, like Russell Westbrook, develop into strong collecting options.

With his relatively young age and almost limitless potential, Kevin Durant cards and memorabilia represent a great investment opportunity for collectors. During the past few playoff runs, Kevin Durant cards have reached impressive values before coming down slightly during the off-season. He is primed to compete for titles for the foreseeable future.

Given the early success he has already achieved, prices for Kevin Durant cards and autographs will continue to increase. The only thing that keeps him from the collecting level of players like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James is global awareness. He also seems to lack a killer instinct that helps draw fans and collectors. If Thunder superstar can grab a title, it will open the ceiling on where the value of Kevin Durant cards could go.

Durant has an exclusive autograph deal with Panini. However, when he entered the league in 2007, Durant had an agreement with Upper Deck. Those are two great places to look for authentic autographs and memorabilia.

Durant has a total of 32 true rookie cards, which fall into all price ranges. The top three Kevin Durant cards all feature on-card autographs and jersey patches.

Top Kevin Durant Rookie Cards

2007-08 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Kevin Durant RC #94 Autographed Jersey #/99

2007 08 Exquisite Kevin Durant Image

Anytime a player has an Exquisite rookie card, it is normally their top card. Kevin Durant is no exception. Numbered to 99, it is the top option for any Durant collector. The card is further highlighted by an on-card autograph and jersey swatch. Although it is unfortunate Seattle lost their franchise to Oklahoma City, the team colors are unlikely to be missed.

2007-08 SP Authentic Kevin Durant RC #152 Autographed Jersey #/299

2007 08 SP Authentic Kevin Durant Image

The patch is a little smaller and the card is numbered to 299 but the SP Authentic card is still hotly pursued by collectors. Due to the higher print run, they are some of the most widely traded high-end Durant rookies.

2007-08 UD Black Kevin Durant RC #106 Autographed Jersey  #/99

2007 08 UD Black Kevin Durant Image

The UD Black card features a huge swatch that spells out 2007 and is also numbered to 99. Understandably the color scheme is heavy on black and the on-card autographed is signed in gold, which contrasts nicely.

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Kevin Durant 07-08 Upper Deck Heroes BGS 9.5 Texas Longhorns Thunder MVP Pop. 5
$29.95
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Kevin Durant 12-13 Panini Flawless Benchmarks 04 10 Thunder BGS 9.5 w 10 AUTO
$550.00
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2007-08 upper deck dodge charger #dc6 KEVIN DURANT rookie BGS 9.5 (9.5 9 9.5 10)
$45.00
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2012-13 MARQUEE KEVIN DURANT AUTOGRAPH ON CARD AUTO OKC THUNDER BV250
$199.00
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2007 - 2008 Topps Rookie Kevin Durant #2 PSA 10
$31.97
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KEVIN DURANT RC 2007-08 SP AUTHENTIC PROFILES - BGS 9 ( ROOKIE )
$25.00
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KEVIN DURANT 2007-08 TOPPS 1957-58 VARIATIONS GOLD BGS BCCG 10 ( ROOKIE )
$69.99
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2013-14 Titanium Refractor 22 Kevin Durant Thunder Texas Sp RARE
$149.99
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russell westbrook kevin durant dual signed card
$20.50
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2012 13 Past Present Kevin Durant Auto
$134.99
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2012 13 Prestige Distinctive Ink Kevin Durant Auto
$144.99
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KEVIN DURANT 2009-10 PANINI ELITE SERIES GAME USED PATCH #24 25
$49.99
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2011-12 Panini Past and Present Gamers Jerseys #45 Kevin Durant JERSEY
$22.90
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2007-08 Topps Chrome Kevin Durant RC Rookie AUTOGRAPH #131 Thunder *GC1A
$251.99
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2008-09 Hot Prospects White Hot Prospects Kevin Durant Real 1 1 OKC Thunder MVP
$249.99
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Kevin Durant Topps Chrome RC...in perfect condition !!! very good centering
$25.05
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Rookie Cards

Kevin Durant Rookie Card Checklist

Budget Rookie Cards

2007 08 Topps Kevin Durant Image

Mid-Range Rookie Cards

2007 08 Bowman Chrome Kevin Durant Image

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Kevin Durant #35 Rookie Card Upper Deck Basketball 2007 08 OK City THUNDER Mint!
$8.99
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Kevin Durant - Notable Newcomers RC
$5.99
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2007-08 upper deck dodge charger #dc6 KEVIN DURANT rookie BGS 9.5 (9.5 9 9.5 10)
$45.00
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KEVIN DURANT 2007 2008 TOPPS ROOKIE CARD #112
$5.25
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2007-08 Topps Kevin Durant RC lot Black and White border
$9.99
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2007 - 2008 Topps Rookie Kevin Durant #2 PSA 10
$31.97
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KEVIN DURANT 2007-08 FLEER GLOSSY PARALLEL ( ROOKIE )
$19.99
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KEVIN DURANT RC 2007-08 SP AUTHENTIC PROFILES - BGS 9 ( ROOKIE )
$25.00
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KEVIN DURANT 2007-08 TOPPS 1957-58 VARIATIONS GOLD BGS BCCG 10 ( ROOKIE )
$69.99
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Kevin Durant 2007 Topps # 2 Set Rookie GMA Grade 10
$11.99
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KEVIN DURANT RC 2007-08 Topps #112 OKC
$13.99
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Lot of (6) 2007 UD Kevin Durant Rookie Cards DC6 Diecast Charger Sonics NIP
$19.49
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2007-08 Topps Chrome Kevin Durant RC Rookie AUTOGRAPH #131 Thunder *GC1A
$251.99
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Kevin Durant Topps Chrome RC...in perfect condition !!! very good centering
$25.05
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Kevin Durant Topps Sadium Club refractor RC...in perfect condition !!!
$5.50
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Kevin Durant #112 2007-08 Topps (Rookie) (Seattle Supersonics)
$10.00
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Autograph Guide

Kevin Durant Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Kevin Durant'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 and Mounted Memories to name a few. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Kevin Durant Cut Signature Exemplar

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Kevin Durant Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Kevin Durant 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 light upward horizontal plane of about 15 degrees.
  2. The letter "K" is legible which includes a a tail back and to the left.
  3. The letter "D" is also visible, it is not closed but includes a small, curved tail on the top left of the letter.
  4. The remaining character looks like a sideways heart shape drawn in a manner that the character looks like wings.

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KEVIN DURANT - Signed Oklahoma Thunder BASKETBALL - GAI GA GLOBAL COA AUTHENTICS
$224.99
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Kevin Durant Signed Oklahoma City ESPN Magazine JSA
$224.99
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KEVIN DURANT PSA DNA SIGNED OFFICIAL NBA LEATHER SPALDING BASKETBALL AUTOGRAPH
$299.00
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Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Thunder Signed Autographed Tile Floor Framed Jsa Coa
$249.99
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MR. NICKNAME!!! Kevin Durant Signed OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER Jersey PSA DNA
$385.00
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KEVIN DURANT OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER SIGNED 11X14 PHOTO PSA DNA COA W39226
$185.00
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RARE!!! Kevin Durant Signed Rookie SEATTLE SONICS 11x14 Photo #1 PSA DNA Thunder
$115.00
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KEVIN DURANT PSA DNA SIGNED 16X20 PHOTO MINT AUTOGRAPH, OKC THUNDER DUNK
$199.95
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Kevin Durant Signed Oklahoma City Thunder Jersey JSA
$624.99
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PSA DNA Kevin Durant Signed Oklahoma City Thunder Jersey Adidas Swingman HOT
$449.99
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Kevin Durant Autographed Signed Jersey Oklahoma City Thunder GAI GA
$249.99
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KEVIN DURANT SIGNED AUTO FULL OKC THUNDER JERSEY CUSTOM FRAMED TO 25X35 JSA COA
$354.99
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Kevin Durant Autographed Signed 11x14 Oklahoma City Thunder GAI GA
$58.00
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Kevin Durant Signed Auto Blue OKC Jersey Panini Authentication Brand New
$299.99
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Kevin Durant MVP Signed Thunder Authentic Jersey (Panini) PA28814
$399.99
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Limited Edition Kevin Durant Signed Xmas Jersey - LE of 35 Panini -Item #2893593
$999.99
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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. As an adult, 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.

User Comments

  1. Im selling my Dennis Johnson Card when he was on the celtics from 1989/1990 Fleer #9. I was lucky to have it because all the cards are all out of stock. Im selling it for $150.00

  2. I have a Thunder Book Bus bookmark autographed by Kevin Durant…how much would something like that go for?

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