Davion Mitchell

Davion Mitchell Sports Card Investment Report

Our Investing Thesis

The hobby is huge. There is a ton of temptation and FOMO. It's easy to become undisciplined and sloppy in pursuit of making money investing in sports cards.

Our sports card investing thesis is three fold.

1. Don't Chase. The way to make money investing in Sports Cards is NOT to chase the hot players or cards, but to have the ability to identify the NEXT hottest player BEFORE their card prices take off.

2. Stay In The Game. Since each player has a countless amount of cards, it's necessary to stay disciplined in identifying and purchasing cards that will have the ability to rise in value. Go Low / Mid Risk as much as possible. Everyone wants the big names. If the price is already high, then the upside is already baked in. Buy the dip on either the card, the player or both. Have reasonable expectations. Not every card will yield a profit, but overall, if you stay in the game, you should make 20% over the long haul.

3. Be Set Up To Sell. The most overlooked part of profiting in sports card investing is actually being set up to sell your cards. This includes acquiring cards that are frequently transacted, so as to instill confidence in your future buyer by being able to show consistent sales comps. We're not saying not to acquire short prints and variations, but if you're looking to make an ROI quickly, these aren't always the best cards.

There are two windows. The long term window and the flippable window. The long term window is when you believe a player has a season or more of relevant potential "moments" ahead. The flippable window is when a player actually never has to perform well on the field or court, but only has to generate enough "hype" to see an increase in card value.

We know that our background of professional sports front office work and player scouting, high stakes fantasy sports expertise, digital content creation and sales will make our Sports Card Investment Report a critical piece in your pursuit of positive ROI on your Sports Card Investments.

Davion Mitchell

The Reward

Interestingly enough Mitchell’s minutes from his rookie year dropped from 27mpg last year to 18mpg this year. He is now one of the top guys off the bench for the 3rd best team in the West. His role has shifted to more of a defensive glue guy rather than a scorer. That historically isn’t a great indicator for a strong card market. It’s hard to know what the future role is for Mitchell on the Kings, since he is backing up Fox for the foreseeable future. He might not be a bad buy-low guy if you like the prospects of him long term or if you think the Kings can make it to the Conference Finals or beyond.

The Risk

Being a top reserve for on the top teams isn’t a bad thing as a player, but it’s not great for that player's cards. Mitchell could be coming off the bench for as long as he is on the Kings, and an injury to a starter might be his bench chance of seeing his minutes get back above 20mpg.

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