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Basketball Collectibles | The Best Sports Memorabilia to Buy Now

By Ava Posmantur
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When it comes to sports memorabilia, game worn basketball jerseys are the ultimate piece for any collection. These authentic basketball jerseys offer a tangible connection to the players, teams, and iconic moments that have defined NBA history. If you're a sports memorabilia collector and love basketball, then adding game worn jerseys to your basketball collection is an excellent way to preserve a piece of history from some of the greatest players in the NBA league. From Dirk Nowitzki to Tyrese Maxey, here are some of the best NBA collectibles for sale now on our online Sports Shop.

Best Basketball Collectibles to Buy Now

1. Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Mavericks 2007-08 Game Worn Basketball Jersey

Dirk Nowitzki's game worn Dallas Mavericks jersey from the 2007-08 NBA season is a coveted addition for sports memorabilia collectors. Nowitzki, a German legend and considered one of the NBA's greatest players, spent his entire 21-year career with the Dallas Mavericks. Notably, Nowitzki led the team to two NBA Finals appearances, securing the championship in 2011 against LeBron James and the Miami Heat. With 14 All-Star selections and 12 All-NBA honors, Nowitzki revolutionized the game as one of the first big men to excel as an outside shooter. This game worn basketball jersey represents a significant piece from Nowitzki's prime, boasting authenticity through conclusive photo-matching by Resolution Photomatching to 12 dates. Accompanied by authentication letters from Resolution Photomatching and The MeiGray Group, this game worn basketball jersey holds immense value for sports memorabilia collectors.

2. Donovan MitchellLouisville Cardinals 2017 Game Worn Jersey

Embracing the allure of basketball collectibles and memorabilia, this authentic Louisville Cardinals jersey holds a special place in the hearts of enthusiasts. Worn by Donovan Mitchell during his standout sophomore year, this game worn basketball jersey encapsulates the fervor of ACC powerhouse games. Its significance extends beyond the hardwood, resonating with avid collectors of basketball memorabilia. The carefully authenticated piece, meticulously photo-matched by Resolution Photomatching to a pivotal game on February 13, 2017, showcases Mitchell's remarkable skills as he led his team to victory. This basketball collectible becomes an emblem of both Mitchell's rising stardom and the cherished moments etched in the annals of basketball history.

3. Tyrese Maxey Philadelphia 76ers 2021 NBA Playoffs ECSF Game Worn Jersey

Highlighted in the collection is the NBA jersey worn by Philadelphia 76ers' standout guard, Tyrese Maxey, during Game 1 of the 2021 Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks. Maxey's performance saw him contribute 6 points and 2 rebounds, despite a close 128-124 loss. Emerging from the University of Kentucky, Maxey was snagged by the 76ers as the 21st pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Transitioning from his rookie season, he surged into prominence the next year, boasting impressive averages of 17.5 points, 4.3 assists, and 3.2 rebounds. Instrumental in the 76ers clinching the 4th seed in the Eastern Conference with a 51-31 record, Maxey's evolution continues into his third year, with his scoring soaring past 20 points per game early in the season. Revered as one of the NBA's rising stars, Maxey's journey is encapsulated in this game worn basketball jersey, as affirmed by Resolution Photomatching and The MeiGray Group, meticulously linked to June 6, 2021. This basketball collectible holds immense value and gives sports memorabilia collectors a chance to preserve a piece of basketball history .

4. Shai Gilgeous-AlexanderLos Angeles Clippers 2019 Rookie Year NBA Playoff Game Worn Jersey

Stepping onto the NBA stage in the 2018–19 season, emerging luminary Shai Gilgeous-Alexander marked his debut with the Los Angeles Clippers. A pivotal contributor to the team's playoff journey, Gilgeous-Alexander aided the Clippers in achieving a commendable record of 48–34. Facing off against the reigning champions, the Golden State Warriors, in the first round, Gilgeous-Alexander and the Clippers fought valiantly, though they ultimately succumbed after a six-game clash. His outstanding rookie performance earned him a well-deserved spot on the 2019 All-Rookie 2nd Team. Within this game worn basketball jersey lies the essence of Gilgeous-Alexander's NBA playoff inception during Game 1 of the series. Exhibiting remarkable skill, the rookie netted 18 points, secured 5 rebounds, and executed 3 blocks in a captivating 34 minutes of playtime. Fast forward to his fifth season, Gilgeous-Alexander's meteoric rise continued, now as a powerhouse player for the Oklahoma City Thunder. These authentic, game worn basketball jerseys offer a tangible connection to the players, teams, and iconic NBA moments and are an excellent find for sports memorabilia and basketball collectors.

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