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 black friday Auto Autograph COA rare 1 1 type
$49.00
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2007-08 KEVIN DURANT TOPPS ROOKIE SET #2 ROOKIE BGS 9.5 GEM MINT
$26.99
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2007 Topps Basketball (1957 Variation) #112 KEVIN DURANT SuperSonics rc SGC 96
$25.86
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2012-13 Preferred #87 Gold Scottie Pippen Bulls PC Auto 10 BGS 8.5 10 + BONUS!
$599.00
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KEVIN DURANT 2013-14 PANINI SELECT CLUTCH PURPLE PRIZM REFRACTOR #7 99
$29.99
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2007 08 Upper Deck SP Rookie Edition KEVIN DURANT AUTO ROOKIE - GEM PSA 10!
$264.99
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Kevin Durant 2013-14 National Treasures Jersey Patch #21 25
$21.50
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2007-08 Upper Deck Santa Hat Rookies #KD Kevin Durant
$25.00
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2012 Panini Preferred Booklet Kevin Durant 21 199 Lottery Pick Card No.2 Thunder
$40.00
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2009-10 Adrenalyn XL Ultimate Signature Italian #NNO KEVIN DURANT
$30.00
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2007-08 SPX - Kevin Durant Super Scripts Auto Rookie
$350.00
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LEBRON JAMES KEVIN DURANT WADE 7 JERSEY BLAKE GRIFFIN DERRICK ROSE DIRK CARMELO
$67.95
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2007-08 TOPPS ECHELON KEVIN DURANT ROOKIE CARD #523 999
$79.99
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KEVIN DURANT BLAKE GRIFFIN 7 GU JERSEY TIM DUNCAN CHRIS BOSH DIRK MCGRADY PIERCE
$44.95
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Kevin Durant 2013-14 National Treasures Auto Sneaker #39 60
$121.00
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2010 Panini Adrenalyn XL Kevin Durant PSA Mint 9 - Population 1 Total
$26.99
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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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2007-08 KEVIN DURANT TOPPS ROOKIE SET #2 ROOKIE BGS 9.5 GEM MINT
$26.99
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2007 Topps Basketball (1957 Variation) #112 KEVIN DURANT SuperSonics rc SGC 96
$25.86
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2007-08 topps rookie set orange #2 KEVIN DURANT rookie BGS BCCG 9
$15.00
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2007 08 Upper Deck SP Rookie Edition KEVIN DURANT AUTO ROOKIE - GEM PSA 10!
$264.99
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2007-08 SPX - Kevin Durant Super Scripts Auto Rookie
$350.00
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2007-08 TOPPS ECHELON KEVIN DURANT ROOKIE CARD #523 999
$79.99
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Kevin Durant 2006 06 Topps McDonalds All-American Rookie Card #b19
$19.99
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07-08 UD Sweet Spot Baseball Skin Gold Stitching Skin Kevin Durant RC Auto 1 1
$3,535.35
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2007-08 Bowman Kevin Durant Rookie Graded BCCG 10
$44.95
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2007-08 Bowman Sterling Kevin Durant Rc Black Refractor BGS 9.5 058 199
$400.00
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2007-08 Bowman Sterling Kevin Durant Rc BGS 9
$80.00
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2007 Bowman Kevin Durant COPPER # 399 #111 Rookie RC PSA GEM MINT 10
$162.49
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Kevin Durant Montrose Christian high school rc custom card Rookie okc thunder
$10.00
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Kevin Durant, 2007-08 Upper Deck, ROOKIE!!!, Beckett 8
$8.54
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2007-08 bowman copper #111 KEVIN DURANT rookie BGS BCCG 10
$75.00
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2007-08 Topps Rookie Set #2 Kevin Durant graded 10
$8.99
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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

Kevin Durant Signature Image
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 AUTO FULL OKC THUNDER JERSEY CUSTOM FRAMED TO 25X35 JSA COA
$344.99
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Kevin Durant Signed Autographed Official Spalding Basketball PSA DNA COA
$169.99
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BRAND NEW Kevin Durant Signed Adidas A3 Clutch Size 17 Shoe TEXAS PSA DNA COA
$289.00
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KEVIN DURANT Hand Signed Oklahoma Thunder Blue Jersey PANINI
$595.00
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KEVIN DURANT Signed Authentic Oklahoma Thunder Blue Jersey PANINI
$795.00
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Kevin Durant Signed Autographed Basketball 11x14 Photo Global GA GAI COA
$99.96
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KEVIN DURANT KD MVP OKLAHOMA THUNDERS SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 16X20 PHOTO Panini
$299.00
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Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Signed ESPN Magazine GAI
$115.00
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Kevin Durant Signed Autographed N7 Shoes (((((WITH MVP INSCRIPTION)))) PSA DNA
$849.00
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THUNDER KEVIN DURANT AUTHENTIC SIGNED 3X5 INDEX CARD AUTOGRAPHED PSA DNA SLABBED
$99.99
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Kevin Durant Signed Panini Basketball Durantula Inscription Spalding 18 50 Rare
$550.00
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KEVIN DURANT ROOKIE RC AUTO PSA FINEST ROOKIE RC SIGNED #71 RED 2007
$245.00
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Kevin Durant Signed Autographed Jersey JSA Oklahoma City Thunder MVP KD
$299.99
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Kevin Durant MVP Signed Thunder Jersey (PSA V90694) proof
$299.99
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Kevin Durant MVP Signed Thunder ALT Jersey (PSA V94602) proof
$299.99
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Kevin Durant MVP Signed Thunder Authentic Jersey (Panini) PA28814
$399.99
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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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