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.

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

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.

Top eBay Listings

2003 - 2004 Upper Deck SP Authentic Signatures Tony Parker San Antonio Spurs
$25.00

2006 SP Authentic # 76 Tony Parker PSA Mint 9****....... 22664002
$8.70

2007 TONY PARKER ETOPPS IN-HAND CHROME-LIKE
$9.99

TONY PARKER 2014-15 PANINI PREFERRED UNPARALLELED AUTO 6 50 SPURS
$13.00

2003-04 Tony Parker Sweet Shot Signature Shots Auto Autograph Spurs
$13.38

2001-02 TOPPS HERITAGE #OO8 TONY PARKER "OUT OF BOUNDS" ROOKIE RC, SPURS, 121014
$7.15

TONY PARKER 148 Card Lot (67 Different Cards) Over $150 Book Value Spurs
$29.99

Tony Parker 2004-05 Fleer Ultra Season Crowns Game-Worn Jersey Card SC-TP 14 99
$5.00

(25) 2012 Sports Illustrated SI for Kids #178 TONY PARKER Basketball Cards
$39.99

Tony Parker 3X Game Used Jersey Lot Spurs Nr-Mint Mint Free Shipping!!
$7.99

Tony Parker 2015 Panini Preferred Signatures Autograph On Card #5 20 Spurs
$149.99

2001 STADIUM CLUB TONY PARKER SPURS ROOKIE CARD #127
$9.99

(2) 2012-13 National Treasures Tim Duncan Tony Parker Tag Printing Plate Lot 1 1
$119.99

2012-13 Immaculate Triple Jersey #24 Tony Parker E.Fournier Nicolas Batum 87 99
$9.95

2003-04 Fleer Mystique Rare Finds Tony Parker Steve Francis GU Gary Payton 300
$5.99

2013-14 Innovation View Purple 63 Tony Parker Spurs Case Pack
$19.99
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Rookie Cards

Tony Parker Rookie Card Checklist

Budget Rookie Cards

  • 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

Premium Rookie Cards

Top eBay Listings

2001-02 TOPPS HERITAGE #OO8 TONY PARKER "OUT OF BOUNDS" ROOKIE RC, SPURS, 121014
$7.15

2001 STADIUM CLUB TONY PARKER SPURS ROOKIE CARD #127
$9.99

Tony Parker 2001 #155 Topps Chrome Refractor PSA 10 Rookie card
$600.00

2001-02 TONY PARKER BGS 9 ULTIMATE COLLECTION #64 ROOKIE RC #558 750 *VERY NICE*
$29.99

2001-02 HONOR ROLL #125 TONY PARKER RC & JASON KIDD JERSEY #177 1000, SPURS NETS
$14.35

2001 Topps TCC #123 Tony Parker RC BCCG 10 *DLC
$12.99

Tony Parker 2001-02 Topps Pristine #109 Rookie Refractor 479 750 Mint 19645
$9.95

Tony Parker 2001-02 Topps Chrome Rookie #155 Spurs Mint 19635
$9.95

2001 TOPPS CHROME REFRACTOR TONY PARKER RC BGS 9.5...HOF SUBS...CARDREGISTRY
$299.99

Lot Of (2) 01-02 Upper Deck #376 Tony Parker RC Spurs Rookie Card
$10.99

Tony Parker 2001-02 Fleer Platinum Rookie Card BCCG 10 SPURS
$14.99

2001-02 ULTIMATE TONY PARKER RC ROOKIE 750
$200.00

TONY PARKER 2001 02 E-X ESSENTIAL CREDENTIALS NOW RC 65
$116.85

2001-02 Upper Deck Honor Roll 125 Jason Kidd Tony Parker Rookie Jersey 176 1000
$19.99

Tony Parker 2001-02 Fleer Class Rookie 840 1500 Spurs Mint 21324
$5.95

2001 TONY PARKER e-topps Rookie RC BGS 9 Mint w 2x 9.5 Subs! 1 of 2165 SPURS!
$8.99
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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

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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Top eBay Listings

Tony Parker Signed San Antonio Spurs Replica Jersey JSA
$244.99

JSA Tony Parker Signed 8x10 Photo San Antonio Spurs Spence COA HOT!
$65.00

TONY PARKER (San Antonio Spurs) signed Adidas Black Swingman Jersey w PSA COA
$274.95

Tony Parker Signed Photograph Framed 11x14 SM JSA Certified
$174.98

Tony Parker San Antonio Spurs Signed Autographed 11x14 Photo Framed Matted Jsa
$199.99

TONY PARKER SIGNED SPURS 11X14 PHOTO AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH JSA #H05173
$79.99

BRAND NEW DS TONY PARKER AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED NIKE ZOOM FLIP'N SUPREME SHOES JSA
$399.99

Spurs Tony Parker Signed Authentic 8X10 Photo Autographed PSA DNA #I26092
$79.99

Spurs Tony Parker Signed Authentic 8X10 Photo Autographed JSA #E90745
$79.99

Spurs Tony Parker Signed Authentic 8X10 Photo Autographed PSA DNA #I61339
$79.99

Spurs Tony Parker Signed Authentic 8X10 Photo Autographed JSA #E90747
$79.99

Tony Parker Signed 11x14 Photo Will Pass PSA COA Autograph Spurs San Antonio HOT
$169.99

Tony Parker Signed Team France National Olympics Jersey JSA
$674.99

TONY PARKER AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED SAN ANTONIO SPURS 8X10 PHOTO JSA
$99.99

Spurs Tony Parker Signed Authentic 8X10 Photo Autographed PSA DNA #S85821
$79.99

Spurs Tony Parker Signed Authentic 8X10 Photo Autographed PSA DNA #S85822
$79.99
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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. In more recent years 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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