Tony Parker Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Tony Parker

Date of Birth: 5/17/1982
Rookie Card Year: 2001-02
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

Tony Parker is a player that has made a great career despite being underestimated and undervalued. His rookie cards and autographed memorabilia echo that sentiment. While he is a popular player, especially overseas, the value of Tony Parker cards remain on the low side. Like his teammate, Tim Duncan, Parker is considered a less exciting player, and the average collector does not assign nearly as much value to a player like that.

The Belgian-born, French National, is one of many foreign acquisitions by the San Antonio Spurs that have helped set them up for an incredible winning consistency. Despite being taken 28th overall in the 2001 NBA Draft, Tony Parker has performed at an All-Star level for most of his career. Parker has earned multiple NBA All-Star selections and four NBA titles. He was named the Finals MVP following the Spurs' 2007 championship.

Tony Parker has many achievements as a player and a strong NBA profile, but is still known to many as the former Mr. Eva Longoria. Other than Tim Duncan, the success of the San Antonio Spurs seems to be more attributed to the system, rather than the players, and this is one of the reasons why Tony Parker struggles to receive the same media exposure as other prominent guards in the league.

Collectors have plenty of low-cost rookie options when it comes to Tony Parker cards. Although the majority of his rookie cards are serial numbered, most are numbered fairly high and fall under the budget rookie classification. Of the 37 rookie cards, only two are autographed and three feature jersey pieces. These are among the most valuable choices when it comes to Tony Parker cards.

Top Tony Parker Rookie Cards

2001-02 SP Authentic Tony Parker RC #138 Autograph #/700

A simple design and huge signing area make SP Authentic the top Tony Parker card option. It would have been nice if he signed near the bottom-middle area and with a larger signature. Otherwise, it is a great rookie card with an on-card autograph.

2001 02 SP Authentic Tony Parker RC 138 Autograph 700 260x185 Image

2001-02 SPx Tony Parker RC #91 Autographed Jersey #/800 - 3 Versions

During the 2001-02 season, SPx decided that just one of these cards was not enough to properly honor the incoming rookie class. The result was three similar versions that each feature a different image of Parker and a different background color. This has to be one of the worst designs in recent memory. Bright and unnecessary colors with a bizarre background "X" design and rhombus-like cut signature area and jersey piece make for an awkward card.

Producing one of these cards was bad enough, but three? On top of that, they are each numbered to 800. That means there are 2,400 of these cards. Having said that, they are the only Tony Parker rookie card that is signed and features a jersey piece. That does count for something, but these cards could have been so much better.

2001 02 SPx Tony Parker RC 91 Autographed Jersey 800 green  260x185 Image2001 02 SPx Tony Parker RC 91 Autographed Jersey 800 red  260x187 Image2001 02 SPx Tony Parker RC 91 Autographed Jersey 800 blue 260x185 Image

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Tim Duncan Jam Pack RC, Insert Lot Gold Medal, Kick Start, GX Tony Parker Jersey
$19.95
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2014 15 HOOPS SAN ANTONIO SPURS-KYLE ANDERSON RC'S+TIM DUNCAN+TONY PARKER++(9)
$5.75
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10-11 Playoff Absolute Star Gazine Tony Parker jersey #D36 49 *30040
$10.99
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2002-03 UD Authentics Gold #76 Tony Parker
$5.00
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RARE Tony Parker 2009-10 National Treasures Century Signature JERSEY AUTO #2 10!
$69.00
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2002-03 Topps Chrome Zone Busters Refractors #ZB11 Tony Parker
$5.00
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Tony Parker 2010 National Treasures COLOSSAL Gold Prime Patch SSP 6 10
$25.99
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09-10 Upper Deck Game Materials Dual Spurs Jersey David Robinson Tony Parker
$9.99
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2003 SKYBOX LIMITED EDITION TONY PARKER 5 COLOR PATCH
$24.99
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2005-06 Topps Pristine TONY PARKER 325 Uncirculated
$6.00
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Tony Parker David Robinson 12-13 National Treasures Champions auto 25 Spurs
$195.99
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10-11 Panini Threads Tony parker jersey #D22 399 #76 *43153
$5.99
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2012 13 Gold Standard Panini THE NATIONAL VIP Party TONY PARKER #37 5 5 Made
$31.49
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Tim Duncan 2004-05 SKYBOX TEAMMATE TANDEMS DUAL JERSEY CARD Tony Parker
$7.99
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TONY PARKER 2013-14 PANINI NATIONAL TREASURES 75 JERSEY MATERIALS
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Rookie Cards

Tony Parker Rookie Card Checklist

Budget Rookie Cards

2001 02 Topps Heritage Tony Parker RC 205 214x300 Image

  • 2001-02 Fleer Authentix Tony Parker RC #112 #/1250
  • 2001-02 Fleer Focus Tony Parker RC #114 #/1850
  • 2001-02 Fleer Genuine Tony Parker RC #149 #/1000
  • 2001-02 Fleer Marquee Tony Parker RC #112 #/1500
  • 2001-02 Fleer Maximum Tony Parker RC #190/208 #/1000
  • 2001-02 Fleer Platinum Tony Parker RC #243
  • 2001-02 Fleer Premium Tony Parker RC #180 #/1500
  • 2001-02 Fleer Shoebox Tony Parker RC #180 #/2500
  • 2001-02 Stadium Club Tony Parker RC #127
  • 2001-02 Topps Heritage Tony Parker RC #205
  • 2001-02 Topps High Topps Tony Parker RC #160 #/1500
  • 2001-02 Topps Pristine Tony Parker RC #108
  • 2001-02 Topps TCC Tony Parker RC #123
  • 2001-02 Topps Tony Parker RC #247
  • 2001-02 Topps Xpectations Tony Parker RC #127
  • 2001-02 Ultra Tony Parker RC #2U #/2222
  • 2001-02 Upper Deck Tony Parker RC #185

Mid-Range Rookie Cards

2001 02 Flair Tony Parker RC 105 1500 220x300 Image

Premium Rookie Cards

2001 02 Ultimate Collection Tony Parker RC 64 750  214x300 Image

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Tim Duncan Jam Pack RC, Insert Lot Gold Medal, Kick Start, GX Tony Parker Jersey
$19.95
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2014 15 HOOPS SAN ANTONIO SPURS-KYLE ANDERSON RC'S+TIM DUNCAN+TONY PARKER++(9)
$5.75
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2000-01 Fleer Marquee #211 Tony Parker RC 277 1500 SP SPURS
$9.99
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2001 SPx Signed SPx Rookie Jersey Tony PARKER RC GREEN 473 800
$14.50
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Tony Parker 2001 Topps eTopps Rookie Refractor
$15.00
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2001 Topps TCC Tony Parker #123 champions & contenders Rookie RC PSA GEM MINT 10
$54.99
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2002 FLEER GENUINE ROOKIE CARD LOT (16) TONY PARKER #149 #RD 1000 FREE S
$19.99
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2001-02 UD Sweet Shot Tony Parker RC 1200
$14.99
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2001-02 Topps Stadium Club Tony Parker RC #127
$6.99
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2001-02 TOPPS PRISTINE TONY PARKER RC #108 C SWEET RC OF TONY PARKER MVP
$17.95
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2013-14 Panini Prestige Bonus Shots Parallel Lot 6 w Phil Pressey RC,Tony Parker
$5.99
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Tony parker jersey Tim Duncan Awaiting the call (AP) Tiago Splitter Sp rc auto
$19.99
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Tony Parker Fleer Genuine 0102 Upside R.C. Rookie Card #149 MINT L.E. #0056 1000
$14.99
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2001 Upper Deck Playmakers Tony Parker Rookie #d 827 999
$19.99
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Tony Parker 2001-02 High Topps Rookie Card 0684 1500
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Autograph Guide

Tony Parker Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

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

Tony Parker Cut Signature Exemplar
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Tony Parker Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Tony Parker signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics, depending on when in his career the item was signed. Other characteristics that play into his signature style are the particular item and venue. Look for the following signature features:

  1. The entire signature is largely indecipherable and instead, collectors should look for character traits and not specific letters.
  2. If you look closely you can see a series of triangles that best characterize Parker's signature; with two pointing to the right, one to the left and more angular than the others, one pointing up and one pointing down.
  3. In the middle of this maze you can make out what looks like the letter "A."

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Tony Parker In-Person Signed 11x14 w JSA COA # K08044 San Antonio Spurs France
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SPURS TONY PARKER SIGNED AUTHENTIC 11X14 PHOTO AUTOGRAPHED PSA DNA #U59088
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TONY PARKER AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED SAN ANTONIO SPURS 8x10 PHOTO STEINER
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Spurs Tony Parker Signed Spalding I O Basketball JSA
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TONY PEREZ SIGNED 1976 BOB PARKER CARD PSA DNA SLABBED AUTOGRAPHED HOF
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Manu Ginobili Signed SAN ANTONIO SPURS 8x10 Photo PSA DNA Tim Duncan Tony Parker
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Tony Parker Signed Autographed White San Antonio Spurs XL Adidas Jersey Steiner
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Chris Paul Hand Signed Autographed 8x10 Photo Charlotte Hornets Tony Parker UDA
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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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