This article focuses on Kobe Bryant BGS 9.5 (and Pristine 10 when available) graded Gem Mint rookie basketball cards from 1996-97 basketball card sets. Real-time listings of the cards are listed below this article, including Topps Chrome, Topps Finest, EX-2000, Skybox, Upper Deck, and many more great cards.

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A rookie card of Kobe Bryant that is graded a BGS 9.5 Gem Mint, is a great addition to your basketball card collection. There are many of Kobe Byrant's rookie cards that command a significant premium in gem mint condition as these 1990's basketball cards are difficult to find in perfect condition.

Kobe Bryant is leading the Lakers into the NBA Finals, and his rookie cards are highly sought after by basketball card collectors, and this 1996-97 Topps Chrome basketball card rookie could be his best rookie card, especially if it is a BGS 9.5 Gem Mint or Pristine 10.

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