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First look: 2012-13 Panini Brilliance basketball cards

By Chris Olds | Beckett Basketball Editor

Panini America has yet another new basketball card line for NBA collectors — and this one’s brilliant.

It’s brilliant as in shining brightly and that’s exactly what 2012-13 Panini Brilliance will do when it arrives in late May.

With two autographs, one memorabilia card and 15 more additional inserts in every 20-pack hobby box Brilliance will include a shining example of a large basketball base set as well.

The base set will include 300 cards and each will be paralleled via a “starburst” as well as Artist Proofs.

For the autograph collectors, there will be a 240-card offering of Marks of Brilliance and 60 more Brilliant Beginnings Rookie Cards.

For game-used fans Panini is promising Game Time Jerseys and a City to City insert as well that will have more than one memorabilia piece inside the cards.

Standard insert sets will include a 20-card set called Team Tomorrow, a 100-card monster called Spellbound, a 20-card Scorers Inc. set, 15 Magic Numbers and a 25-card Hall of Fame-focused offering, too.

Each box will contain 13 inserts as well as two parallels.

Chris Olds is the editor of Beckett Basketball magazine. Have a comment, question or idea? Send an email to him at colds@beckett.com. Follow him on Twitter by clicking here.

 

3 Comments

kris

very nice looking. can we see other examples other then kobe everytime. this guy named lebron james i hear is pretty good

Posted March 5, 2013 at 9:12 pm | Permalink
Ed

Is this Panini’s 20th set produced under the 2012-13 basketball heading?

Do you have any idea how many more 2012-13 basketball sets they will produce?

thanks

Posted March 6, 2013 at 9:48 am | Permalink
Jeffrey Detter

City to City was my idea I had proposed and sent into Panini!

Posted March 8, 2013 at 9:12 pm | Permalink

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