David Robinson Cards and Memorabilia Guide

David Robinson

Date of Birth: 8/6/1965
Rookie Card Year: 1989-90
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

David Robinson may float under the hobby radar, but his NBA success and clean-cut image make him one of the most -respected players in NBA history. The seven-footer is known as "The Admiral" because of his previous military service, and David Robinson cards and memorable make for an appealing budget option for collectors.

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Despite not playing organized basketball until his senior year of high school, David Robinson joined the college basketball team for the US Naval Academy. An impressive growth spurt and considerable college success put him on the NBA radar. He was taken first overall in the 1987 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs, but had to wait two seasons to fulfill his military obligations.

Officially beginning his NBA career in the 1989-90 season, David Robinson got off to a fast start. He was named the 1989-90 Rookie of the Year and upon his retirement, Robinson was a ten-time All-Star, two-time NBA Champion, and was the NBA MVP in 1995. David Robinson was also part of the gold medal Olympic "Dream Teams" in 1992 and 1996. Playing alongside Tim Duncan for six seasons, the two big men formed one of the most impressive front courts of the era. Robinson was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009.

David Robinson has been a frequent signer for card products, and has signed for Upper Deck, Panini and Leaf in recent years. Because of this, his autograph values are reasonable and in good supply. He has only one rookie card, which can be seen below.

David Robinson Rookie & Other Early Cards

1989-90 NBA Hoops David Robinson RC #138, 310

Prices have come down a lot over the years and this David Robinson rookie card can be found for a few dollar now, but when it was released, this was THE card to have. Although NBA Hoops was a new brand, 1989-90 Fleer did not include Robinson in their checklist. Due to this, it is the only David Robinson rookie, and maintains its appeal despite the limited value. The card is technically a short print, but the production numbers are so high, it really does not matter. NBA Hoops issued a second David Robinson card in Series 2, which shows a live-action image.

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1995 SP HOLOVIEWS #PC33 DAVID ROBINSON DIE-CUT PSA 10 24157267 Gem Mint POP 1
$97.99

DAVID ROBINSON 1998 SPX FINITE EXCELLENCE HIGH NUMBER #204 SPURS! # 1770! BV$15
$6.64

David Robinson 2016-17 Preferred Case 8XBox Player Break 7
$6.99

David Robinson 2003-04 Upper Deck Sweet Shot Signature Shots Auto Autograph
$50.00

2014 LEAF Q David Robinson Green Pure Glass On Card AUTO Autograph Signed SP 10
$59.99

2013-14 Panini Flawless David Robinson Top of the Class Game Patch Auto 07 10
$90.00

DAVID ROBINSON: SKYBOX 1995 #110 & #118 MASTERS NMMT
$5.97

36 Various David Robinson Basketball Cards
$9.00

karl malone autograph David Robinson auto dominique wilkins exquisite #'d 1 10
$399.99

1996 david robinson 2 card panel 7-11 PHONE RARE +2013 SP 18CT SPURS SA NAVY
$18.14

1994 Upper Deck Hobby Redemption Predictor David Robinson #H23 San Antonio Spurs
$5.00

2013 14 PANINI IMMACULATE DAVID ROBINSON AUTO 2 CLR PATCH 20 25 CARD #109
$99.99

2011 Upper Deck All-Time Greats David Robinson AUTO 15 BGS 9.5 GEM MINT (PWCC)
$31.99

2013 National Treausres Sneaker Swatches David Robinson AUTO PATCH 60 (PWCC)
$21.50

2014 National Treasures Scripts David Robinson AUTO 49 BGS 9.5 GEM MINT (PWCC)
$20.50

DAVID ROBINSON 2005 06 SPX FLASHBACK FABRICS JERSEY AUTOGRAPH AUTO SP
$72.00
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Autograph Guide

David Robinson Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what David Robinson'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.

David Robinson Cut Signature Exemplar

David Robinson Key Signature Attributes: An authentic David Robinson 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. David Robinson has a solid signature and it has remained consistent for most of his career.
  2. The first name consists of only a "D" and the remainder of the name is implied.
  3. The large "R" continues down with a long line that forms the front of a bracket for his jersey number.
  4. The last name is clear as "Robin" and the remainder is implied. Current signatures appear to end the name with something that resembles a printed "L".
  5. Another line occupies the end of the "50" below the signature.

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David Robinson San Antonio Spurs Signed 8x10 Photo PSA
$75.00

DAVID ROBINSON SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED SAN ANTONIO SPURS 16x20 PHOTO JSA
$149.00

David Robinson signed NCAA Indoor Outdoor Basketball (Navy Midshipmen)- JSA Holo
$178.99

David Robinson 1991 UD AUTOGRAPH HOF Signed PSA DNA Auto 149
$99.99

DAVID ROBINSON “50” SIGNED AUTO PHOTO 8X10 SAN ANTONIO SPURS CHAMP MVP PSA DNA!
$50.00

DAVID ROBINSON AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED 12937 DREAM TEAM USA 16X20 PHOTO JSA
$199.99

DAVID ROBINSON SAN ANTONIO SPURS NBA CHAMPS PSA DNA SIGNED SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
$175.00

1990 Fleer #172 David Robinson Signed Auto PSA DNA
$97.77

DAVID ROBINSON Signed "Mr. MVP" SPORTS ILLUSTRATED with PSA COA (NO Label)
$129.95

DAVID ROBINSON Signed HOOP Magazine with PSA COA (NO Label)
$129.95

DAVID ROBINSON Signed STREET & SMITH'S Magazine with PSA COA (NO Label)
$129.95

David Robinson 50 Basketball Player Signed MLB Selig Baseball JSA Cert
$125.00

DAVID ROBINSON Signed JAN. 1992 HOOP Magazine with PSA DNA COA (NO Label)
$99.95

DAVID ROBINSON Signed 1 29 90 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED with PSA DNA COA
$99.95

Spurs David Robinson Signed Authentic 16X20 Photo PSA DNA #P72832
$299.99

Spurs David Robinson Signed Authentic 16X20 Photo Autographed PSA DNA #U70608
$137.99
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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 or Google+.

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