Category Archives: Basketball

10 Most Valuable 1986-87 Fleer Basketball Cards

Posted on Wednesday March 29th, 2017 – 12:12 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Ranking of the 10 most valuable 1986-87 Fleer Basketball cards. The set includes Rookie Cards of Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone and more.

1988 Starting Lineup Basketball Cards Are Worth Another Look (Or a First)

Posted on Monday March 27th, 2017 – 01:21 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Delve past the figures and into the 1988 Starting Lineup Basketball cards. Get a full checklist, details, look at the most valuable cards and more.

Panini America and Cleveland Cavaliers to hold arena promotion

Posted on Friday March 24th, 2017 – 09:58 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor There is a special treat in store for folks attending Saturday’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and visiting Washington Wizards as Panini America will be giving away a pack of trading cards to every fan in the house.

2016-17 Leaf Best of Basketball to deliver premium buybacks

Posted on Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 – 11:03 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor One of the most popular repack products in the hobby is back again for this season and collectors should expect some major hits when breaking open 2016-17 Leaf Best of Basketball. Expected to be released later this Spring, each pack will contain one premium buyback card along with […]

2016-17 Panini Aficionado Basketball Checklist Looks to Capitalize on 90s Nostalgia

Posted on Tuesday March 21st, 2017 – 01:14 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

2016-17 Panini Aficionado Basketball checklist, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016-17 Panini Select Basketball Checklist Lets Collectors Chase the Rainbow

Posted on Friday March 17th, 2017 – 12:01 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

Get the full 2016-17 Panini Select Basketball checklist, details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016-17 Panini Threads Basketball returns to hobby shops

Posted on Friday March 17th, 2017 – 11:40 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Fans of one of Panini America’s long-running brands are about to find it at their hobby shop once again with the upcoming release of 2016-17 Panini Threads Basketball. Last year, Threads was exclusive to Target stores and its return to traditional card stores will include one autograph and […]

2016-17 Panini Instant Basketball Checklist, Details

Posted on Monday March 13th, 2017 – 08:22 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

The 2016-17 Panini Instant Basketball checklist will evolve throughout the season with on-demand cards. Get the checklist, print runs and other details.

Big hits are on the way with 2016-17 Panini National Treasures Basketball

Posted on Friday March 10th, 2017 – 03:42 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor When a trading card manufacturer develops a premium or high-end brand, it does require a bit of regular innovation and change to remain fresh with collectors as time goes on. In the case of Panini America‘s National Treasures, the 2016-17 edition has a few new ideas in store […]

2016-17 Panini Prestige Basketball Checklist

Posted on Thursday March 9th, 2017 – 12:05 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

Get the full 2016-17 Panini Prestige Basketball checklist, hobby box breakdown, release date and more. The product returns to hobby shops after a couple years as a retail-exclusive.

Thon Maker helps promote Panini America’s NBA Player of the Day program at Milwaukee card store

Posted on Wednesday March 8th, 2017 – 04:47 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Panini America‘s 2017 NBA Player of the Day program is now in full swing, but it was kicked off in a perfect fashion on March 2 as rookie standout Thon Maker of the Milwaukee Bucks made a special appearance at local card store, Name That Card. Braving the […]

Panini NBA Player of the Day promotion returns for 2017

Posted on Sunday February 26th, 2017 – 11:05 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor After many successful years in other sports, Panini America’s NBA Player of the Day promotion proved to be a big hit with both retailers and basketball card collectors last season and it is back again in 2017. “First of all, the Player of the Day concept, which Panini […]

2016-17 Donruss Optic Basketball ready to dazzle and deliver

Posted on Monday February 20th, 2017 – 04:55 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Panini America‘s Optichrome technology has gained a great deal of momentum within the hobby in recent years and a big serving of it is coming to card stores and retail outlets soon with the arrival of 2016-17 Donruss Optic Basketball. A brand that has seen some success so […]

Panini America announces 2017 NBA All-Star plans

Posted on Friday February 17th, 2017 – 05:19 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor This weekend’s 2017 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans is offering up plenty of fun for fans with a wide variety of events outside of the big game, but basketball collectors also have the chance to pick up some exclusive cards from Panini America as well. The fun […]

Most Valuable Giannis Antetokounmpo Rookie Cards Ranked

Posted on Wednesday February 15th, 2017 – 02:30 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Giannis Antetokounmpo Rookie Card rankings and detailed analysis. Find out about all of his Rookies including images, specifics and where to find them.

Elusive 1997-98 SP Authentic Sign of the Time Michael Jordan Autograph Being Sold

Posted on Tuesday February 14th, 2017 – 02:08 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on an extremely rare and valuable BGS 9 1997-98 SP Authentic Sign of the Times Michael Jordan autograph being sold on eBay.

2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball Parallels and How to Spot Them

Posted on Tuesday February 7th, 2017 – 06:10 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the specifics on the 2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball parallels including a full gallery and details on how to spot them.

2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday February 7th, 2017 – 11:21 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016-17 Panini Limited Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Friday February 3rd, 2017 – 06:56 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 Panini Limited Basketball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

Early details surface for 2016-17 Panini Day program

Posted on Tuesday January 31st, 2017 – 05:04 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Panini America appears to be trying something new and collectors are the ones that are going to benefit from the 2016-17 Panini Day program. While complete details are not yet public, the company has dropped some preliminary details regarding what is planned for the two-card promotional packs that […]

Panini and Dallas Mavericks start 2016-17 arena promotion

Posted on Tuesday January 31st, 2017 – 01:58 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor With the Dallas Mavericks getting ready to face the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers last night, the crowd was prepared to see their local heroes take on LeBron James and Kyrie Irving – but fans also got a special bonus as they came through the gates. Arena promotions have always […]

2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball Checklist Offers Both Flash and Sizzle

Posted on Tuesday January 24th, 2017 – 04:57 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball checklist features a lot of shiny, bold designs. Get details, full checklist, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016-17 Basketball Card Release Dates, Checklists and Set Information

Posted on Tuesday January 24th, 2017 – 02:47 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016-17 basketball card release dates, calendar, checklists, set information and more. Use this as a starting point for all the year’s products and to shop for hobby boxes.

2016-17 Panini National Treasures Collegiate Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Friday January 13th, 2017 – 01:51 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 Panini National Treasures Collegiate Basketball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016-17 Panini Limited Basketball Checklist

Posted on Wednesday January 11th, 2017 – 10:55 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

The 2016-17 Panini Limited Basketball checklist is loaded up with plenty of hits. Get details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016-17 Panini Gold Standard Basketball Checklist

Posted on Wednesday December 28th, 2016 – 03:25 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

The 2016-17 Panini Gold Standard Basketball checklist runs with the theme and has plenty of autographs. Get details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016-17 Panini Absolute Basketball Checklist

Posted on Wednesday December 21st, 2016 – 12:25 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

The 2016-17 Panini Absolute Basketball checklist focuses on hits with four per box. Get full details, checklist, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016-17 Panini Court Kings Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday December 20th, 2016 – 10:49 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 Panini Court Kings Basketball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016-17 Donruss Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Friday December 16th, 2016 – 06:33 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 Donruss Basketball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016-17 Panini Totally Certified Basketball Checklist

Posted on Tuesday December 13th, 2016 – 11:02 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

2016-17 Panini Totally Certified Basketball offers a mix of hits and metallic designs. Get the full checklist, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016 Leaf Greatest Hits Basketball Checklist

Posted on Tuesday December 13th, 2016 – 09:34 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

Some of the greatest basketball cards of all-time return in 2016 Leaf Greatest Hits Basketball. Get box details, checklist, release date and more.

2015-16 Panini Prizm Anthony Davis Autograph Giveaway

Posted on Friday December 9th, 2016 – 07:40 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Enter to win a 2015-16 Panini Prizm Anthony Davis autograph courtesy of 2Bros Sports Collectibles.

2016-17 Panini Immaculate Collegiate Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday December 6th, 2016 – 11:18 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 Panini Immaculate Collegiate Basketball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016-17 Donruss Basketball Basks in a Retro Glow

Posted on Tuesday November 29th, 2016 – 11:42 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016-17 Donruss Basketball checklist brings a retro vibe. Get the full checklist, details on what to expect, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

Art and Sport Converge on the 2016-17 Panini Court Kings Basketball Checklist

Posted on Monday November 28th, 2016 – 01:28 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

2016-17 Panini Court Kings Basketball checklist, hobby box breakdown, release date and other important details.