Klay Thompson Cards and Memorabilia Guide

Klay Thompson

Date of Birth: 2/8/1990
Rookie Card Year: 2012-13
Investment Rating: 7.5


Overview

Klay Thompson has done nothing but score baskets since he joined the NBA in 2011. But as a member of the low-profile Golden State Warriors, Thompson does not receive a ton of media exposure. Also, his teammate happens to be Steph Curry, who dominates most of the recognition for the team. However, several big performances during the 2013 NBA Playoffs have put him on the map and Klay Thompson cards are starting to move.

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Klay Thompson was drafted 11th overall by the Warriors as a junior out of Washington State University. The former Cougar started his rookie season slowly, but after fellow shooting guard, Monta Ellis, was traded, Thompson received more consistent minutes and started to increase his production. He finished the second half of the 2011-12 season on a tear and was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. Thompson also finished a respectable sixth in Rookie of the Year voting. During the 2012-13 season, he combined with Curry to score the most 3-pointers by any duo in NBA history.

As a result of the lockout during the 2011-12 season, Klay Thompson's official rookie cards were not released until the 2012-13 season. However, several 2011-12 Klay Thompson cards still sell for good values. Produced by Upper Deck, these are collegiate cards that are very respected among collectors, even if they're not NBA rookie cards. The 2011-12 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Klay Thompson autograph is particularly popular among collectors.

Most of the Klay Thompson rookie cards remain relatively inexpensive as Damian Lillard, Kyrie Irving and Anthony Davis continue to be the main draws among the 2012-13 products. However, if he keeps progressing and can separate himself from the shadow of Steph Curry, Thompson can push closer to that top group.

Collectors looking for signed memorabilia from Klay Thompson have very few options for now. The best alternative is one of the many certified autographs that are available for Thompson.

Klay Thompson Rookie Card Checklist

Please note that this list will be updated as new 2012-13 products are released and the number of Klay Thompson rookie cards expands.

Budget Rookie Cards

2012 13 Panini Prestige Klay Thompson RC 155 213x300 Image

Mid-Range Rookie Cards

2012 13 Panini Marquee Klay Thompson RC Leather 211x300 Image

Premium Rookie Cards

2012 13 Panini Absolute Klay Thompson RC 241 Autograph 210x300 Image

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2012-13 Panini Contenders Klay Thompson RC Autograph SP Warriors Rookie
$14.99
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KLAY THOMPSON WASHINGTON STATE WARRIORS 2011 SP AUTHENTIC RC # 16 GRADED 10
$22.40
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2013-14 PANINI PRIZM GREEN REFRACTOR KLAY THOMPSON GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS WASH ST
$5.99
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2013-14 Klay Thompson Intrigue Top Flight Unis Patch 21 25 MINT STITCHING No. 75
$30.00
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2012-13 Klay Thompson Prestige True Colors Gold Rookie Patch 14 25 MINT No. 31
$35.00
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2012-13 Klay Thompson Timeless Treasures Promising Pros Rookie Patch 01 10
$40.00
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2012-13 Klay Thompson Flawless Silver Rookie Jumbo Patch 08 25 MINT STITCHING
$90.00
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2012-13 Klay Thompson Flawless Red Rookie Jumbo Patch 07 15 MINT STITCHING
$110.00
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2012-13 Klay Thompson Flawless Red Rookie Jumbo Patch 12 15 LETTER "N" MINT
$140.00
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2012-13 Klay Thompson Flawless Red Rookie Jumbo Patch 11 15 LETTER "N" Jersey #
$150.00
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2013-14 Panini Flawless Klay Thompson jumbo prime patch 19 20 Warriors
$34.00
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Klay Thompson Three (3) Card Patch Lot! Rookie, Rare, Serial Numbered, etc. MINT
$90.00
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2013-14 Panini Court Kings Klay Thompson Auto Redemption
$5.00
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12-13 Donruss Elite Series Klay Thompson rc rookie #D42 249 #268 *43195
$10.99
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2012 13 PANINI THREADS KLAY THOMPSON ROOKIE AUTO #159,..GRADED 9.5
$29.99
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2012 13 Panini Totally Certified Gold KLAY THOMPSON RC SSP 14 25 RARE Warriors
$24.99
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Autograph Guide

Klay Thompson Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Klay Thompson'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.

Klay Thompson Autograph Image

Signed 8x10 Photo Pricing:

Average eBay Sales Price: $35
Lowest Amazon Price: Image $66

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KLAY THOMPSON golden state warriors USA signed PSA DNA 11X14 photo 2
$74.95
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KLAY THOMPSON golden state warriors signed PSA DNA 11X14 photo 2
$74.95
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KLAY THOMPSON (Golden State Warriors) signed basketball w PSA COA
$129.95
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KLAY THOMPSON 2011 UD SP AUTHENTIC SIGNED ROOKIE CARD WARRIORS PSA DNA SLABBED
$99.99
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Klay Thompson Warriors Signed Auto 11x14 Photo PSA DNA COA
$99.99
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GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS STEPHEN CURRY & KLAY THOMPSON SIGNED BASKETBALL W JSA COA
$249.99
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Autographed NBA Klay Thompson Warriors Signed Basketball - Mounted Memories COA
$119.95
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STEPHEN CURRY & KLAY THOMPSON DUAL SIGNED NBA BASKETBALL WARRIORS PSA DNA W50004
$249.95
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KLAY THOMPSON SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 11X14 PHOTO WARRIORS JSA CERTIFIED
$49.49
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WARRIORS KLAY THOMPSON AUTHENTIC SIGNED BASKETBALL AUTOGRAPHED PSA DNA #W78019
$99.99
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STEPHEN CURRY KLAY THOMPSON SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 11X14 PHOTO JSA CERTIFIED COA
$125.99
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KLAY THOMPSON golden state warriors USA signed PSA DNA 8x10 photo proof
$59.95
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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.

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