LeBron James Rookie Highlights 2003 Topps Black Chrome Refactor Set Break

LeBron James Rookie Highlights 2003 Topps Black Chrome Refactor Set Break

Your chance to own a rare LeBron James rookie card is here today. The iconic 2003 Topps Black Chrome Refactor rookie card is the highlight of a COMPLETE set break of this legendary set. Along with James, rookies of Dwayne Wade and Carmelo Anthony are in the set as well as all-time greats such as Kobe Bryant. 



  • All 165 cards in the set are included
  • LeBron James #111 graded PSA 9
  • Carmelo Anthony #113 graded BGS  9 
  • Dwayne Wade #115 graded PSA 9
  • Kobe Bryan #36 graded BGS 9
  • Other stars including Chris Bosh (rookie), Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neal, Vince Carter, Reggie Miller, and more!

The 2003 Topps Black Chrome refractor cards are all numbered to 500. These parallels were inserted into packs of the Chrome release and are highly coveted. With just 500 of each card known to exist, this is one of the most exclusive and rare basketball sets. A complete set rarely hits the market, and  we couldn't be any more proud to offer you this set break! The James card you see above, graded PSA 9, is the exact card in the set break. A young James hitting a jumper over Ben Wallace, a Hall of Famer himself.


LeBron James is currently only 601 points away from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's total for the NBA all-time leading scoring record. With 4 NBA championships, 4 MVP awards, two Olympic Gold medals, LeBron is set to add another record to his legacy. You now have the chance to add an all-time James rookie to your collection. Of the 500 James rookies from this set, PSA has graded 171 and only 20 copies to date have received a grade higher than the card offered in this set break. 

While all eyes are on LeBron, there are other huge cards in this set. Rookies of future Hall of Famers, Dwayne Wade and Carmelo Anthony are available. Wade is a three-time champion and Anthony has four Olympic medals. Kobe Bryant's accolades could take up this entire post. All we need to say is one word - Kobe. Above you can see the three cards cards from the set, each looking to score one of their many buckets.

As there are 165 cards in the break, only 165 spots in the break will be sold - this ensures that you will take home a card from the set. The list of names is always randomized LIVE on the show as the break occurs; you have the same chance as everyone else in the break to land the cards you desire. For example, after the randomization, if your name is in spot 10, card #111 is yours - the LeBron James rookie card! The last PSA 9 LeBron James 2003 Topps Chrome Black Refactor was sold for $50,000.

Every spot you purchase will bring a card from this 2003 Topps Black Chrome Refractor set to your personal collection. 

Travel back to a time when Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was 11 Oscars, NCIS debuted on your TV, 50 Cent's Get Rich or Die Tryin' was the album to own, iTunes came out, gas was still around $1.83, and Michael Jordan called it a career.



Here is a video with a set break of 1986-87 Fleer basketball so you can see how the set breaks work:



Vintage Breaks offers THE BEST VALUE IN BREAKING.

When you check out for a spot on the site, the price you see is the price you pay. Taxes and shipping are included!  Your cards always come protected in holders.  The last time you mailed a package out had to have set you back more than three bucks, right?  If you buy a $3.00 spot, you get your card holdered and shipped for that price.

Lack of product in stores has been a problem; we see the same empty shelves that you do.  If you can't find cards, Vintage Breaks is your solution.

FUN!  Cards are our passion!  Isn't is just more fun to chat with other collectors? Come hang with us and other collectors just like you during our breaks!  

A Vintage Breaks, we have our main breaking show in New Jersey (The North), to go with our night owls in the South (Georgia), and the West (Arizona).  You can always check our CALENDAR to see when we're breaking.


If you have sealed wax, vintage or modern, that you are considering selling, contact us today to discuss or get our industry-leading purchase offer.  We're always interested in both sealed product of both sport and non-sport.  Whether you have that pack of 1977 Star Wars, that rare 1955 Bowman cello pack, a wax box of 1984 Topps football, Pokémon, or 2019 Panini National Treasures basketball you'd like to sell, we'd love to hear from you!


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