How To Profit On The NBA Summer League: $1k Sports Card Budget Builder – May 14, 2024

How To Profit On The NBA Summer League $1k Sports Card Budget Builder - May 14, 2024

We love ourselves a good "selling marker." If you're not familiar with our content, we say "never buy a card without a selling marker in mind." A selling marker is a time in the future in which you expect a card to reasonably go up in value based on historical data. Believe it or not, one of the most solid and overlooked selling marker each year is the NBA Summer League.

What used to be a gloried practice session for undrafted free agents 20 years ago, has evolved into a showcase of not only the top NBA Draft Picks each year, but occasionally second year stars as well. It's not only sponsored and televised in prime time in July, but it's featured, advertised, and well attended by fans and even celebrities now.

The 2024 NBA Summer League will take place from Friday, July 12 - Monday, July 22 in Las Vegas, NV at the Thomas & Mack Center. The 2024 Summer Olympics will start a week later, from Friday, July 26 - Sunday, August 11 in Paris, France. This means that the NBA Summer League won't really have competition for attention this year, making rising prices just as likely as in years past.

Let's dive into the top 2024 NBA Rookie Cards to buy now and sell during the 2024 NBA Summer League, as well as some second year players that could potentially play in the Summer League again, and see a pricing increase due to their performance.


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  1. Ian Trott on May 16, 2024 at 3:07 am

    What a great article! BRAVO!!! 👏 Learning so much about the Art of Flipping! Albeit, additional roadblocks here in Canada. But certainly not insurmountable.

    • Paul Hickey on May 17, 2024 at 8:41 am

      Thanks so much Ian! I truly appreciate your kind words and support! Glad you liked the article. Our #1 Goal is to help you make money and enjoy the hobby. Our #2 Goal is to be a great unique entertainment source / resource to keep you fulfilled in your spare time even when you can’t make the plays (escapism, I guess).

      Thanks so much!


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