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.
Jalen Green, the flashy 2021 #2 overall pick just completed an impressive sophomore season, averaging over 22 points per game. Investors can expect that number to increase, as the 21 year old will continue to grow and develop his game. The Rockets are loaded with young talent, and should add another young stud in this year's upcoming draft. Incoming coach Ime Udoka will get the best out of this team, as the Rockets are looking to get back into the playoffs in 2024. Winning always helps card prices increase.
Helping his value, Green is a hit with the kids with more than 2 million instagram followers and loads of hype from his performances with the G League Ignite. Now in the NBA, he's a regular on Sportscenter with his flashy game.
While a 22 point per game season is impressive, its loses a bit of its luster as you dig deeper into the box scores. Green needed over 16 shots a game to reach those 22 points. He shot 41.7% from the field, and only 33.8% from 3... both averages declined from his rookie campaign. Will new coach Ime Udoka give the green light to Jalen if he continues to struggle with effeciency? Doubt it. Simply put, Green will need to continue to improve his effeciency on the court to continue to warrent those 16 shots per game.
The draft also complicates the future production of Green. With a good chance at a top pick, the Rockets will be adding another young piece. A guy like Victor Wembanyama would certainly take the attention away from Green. A guard like Scoot Henderson would take away from the backcourt dominance Green has experienced.
Another obstacle facing Green is the news of a possible James Harden reunion with the Rockets. Harden is notoriously knows for being a ball dominant guard. Such a reunion could hinder Green's opportunity and production.
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