Category Archives: Basketball

2016-17 Panini Instant NBA Basketball Checklist, Details

Posted on Wednesday December 7th, 2016 – 08:22 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

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

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.

Strange Space Jam Collectibles That Would Even Scare the Monstars

Posted on Thursday November 17th, 2016 – 10:37 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

A look back at some of the weirdest Space Jam toys and collectibles to come out with the film’s release in 1996.

2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball offers both flash and sizzle

Posted on Wednesday November 16th, 2016 – 04:57 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Back for a sophomore season, 2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball is ready to dazzle collectors with some of the shiniest cards around. For a trading card product to be a success, it has to have some sizzle to go along with the flash and Panini America‘s product development team […]

Expect few limits for the hits in 2016-17 Panini Limited Basketball

Posted on Thursday November 10th, 2016 – 10:26 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor A product that seeks to live up to its name, 2016-17 Panini Limited Basketball is loaded up with plenty of memorabilia and autographed memorabilia hits of stars from the past, present, and future of the NBA. In fact, each of those cards feature cloth, and possibly, ink and […]

2016-17 Panini Prizm Basketball celebrates the brand’s fifth anniversary in style

Posted on Wednesday November 9th, 2016 – 10:31 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Back in the 2012-13 season, a revolution of sorts took place in the basketball card universe as Panini America unveiled a new brand that became an instant sensation thanks to limited and eye-catching parallels. Since that time, it has evolved and maintained its status as a collector favorite […]

Look back at the past and torward the future in 2015-16 Panini Replay Basketball

Posted on Tuesday November 8th, 2016 – 04:03 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Just when basketball collectors thought the hobby had moved on to a new season, Panini America drops news of a new release with a bit of an old feel to it in 2015-16 Panini Replay Basketball. With just three cards per box, this product is cutting right to […]

2016-17 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Tuesday November 8th, 2016 – 03:48 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

2016-17 Panini National Treasures Collegiate Basketball ready to take collectors to school

Posted on Wednesday November 2nd, 2016 – 03:37 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor This season, collectors are being given plenty of premium options when it comes to NCAA products from Panini America and 2016-17 Panini National Treasures Collegiate Basketball looks to take that segment of the hobby to new levels. With eight cards per box, which include six memorabilia or autograph […]

2016-17 Panini Black Gold Collegiate Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Thursday October 27th, 2016 – 12:45 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

2016-17 Panini NBA Hoops Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Thursday October 27th, 2016 – 12:00 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

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

2016-17 Panini Gold Standard Basketball set to shine with on-card ink and more

Posted on Wednesday October 26th, 2016 – 01:49 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor The new NBA season has begun, but card collectors are already looking well ahead and 2016-17 Panini Gold Standard Basketball is expected to shine when it comes out in December. With seven cards per box and three of them being either memorabilia or hard-signed autograph hits, the gold […]

The Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship Rings Are Gorgeous (And Troll the Warriors)

Posted on Wednesday October 26th, 2016 – 10:53 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship rings have a lot of bling. Each also tells a story about the team’s run and their history. Get details, a gallery and more.

2016-17 Panini Absolute Basketball absolutely loaded with on-card autos

Posted on Thursday October 13th, 2016 – 10:40 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Last season, Panini America brought back one of its long-standing brands to the roundball market after a two-year absence and it made a strong enough impression with collectors to return to card shops. With 2016-17 Panini Absolute Basketball, the focus is once again on the hits as each […]

2016-17 Panini NBA Hoops Checklist Gives an Early Look at Rookies in Their New Uniforms

Posted on Wednesday October 12th, 2016 – 11:50 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

2016-17 Panini NBA Hoops offers up early rookie cards and autographs from some of the game’s brightest stars. Get the checklist, box breakdown, release date and more.

2015-16 Flawless Includes First Patrick Ewing Autographs in an NBA Uniform Since 2008-09

Posted on Wednesday October 5th, 2016 – 11:36 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

For the first time since 2008-09, Patrick Ewing has autograph cards in an NBA-licensed product. His signature appears in 2015-16 Panini Flawless Basketball.

Panini NBA Player of the Day winner spends the day with Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns

Posted on Tuesday October 4th, 2016 – 07:05 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Last season, Panini America debuted its NBA Player of the Day promotion in hobby stores and thousands of collectors participated in order to win some great prizes – including the chance for one lucky winner to spend the day with an NBA player. Brian Bolanda, a collector based […]

2015-16 Panini Flawless Basketball Checklist

Posted on Tuesday October 4th, 2016 – 02:36 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

Get the full 2015-16 Panini Flawless Basketball checklist including print runs, rookies, autographs and other key details. The ultra-premium product closes out the card season.

Goldin Auctions puts rookie year LeBron James Logoman on the block

Posted on Wednesday September 28th, 2016 – 02:12 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor For many player collectors, there is always one card that proves to be incredibly desirable and elusive at the same time. One wonders if it is stashed away in someone’s personal collection or still sitting inside of a pack, but for those that chase key cards of LeBron […]

2016 Upper Deck Employee Exclusive Cards Include Ben Simmons, Michael Jordan

Posted on Tuesday September 20th, 2016 – 02:03 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Upper Deck Employee Exclusive cards feature three of the company’s spokesmen: Ben Simmons, Michael Jordan and LeBron James. Get details on the cards.

2016-17 Panini Totally Certified Basketball preview

Posted on Monday September 19th, 2016 – 04:02 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Back for another season, 2016-17 Panini Totally Certified Basketball is ready to offer collectors a strong mix of hits with solid designs on metallic stock. Each eight-pack box is loaded up with an average of one autograph and two memorabilia cards plus four parallels and nine inserts.

2016-17 Panini Immaculate Collegiate Basketball takes NCAA hoops high-end

Posted on Wednesday September 14th, 2016 – 03:14 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor The relationship between Panini America and the best college teams continues to produce some interesting high-end releases. 2016-17 Panini Immaculate Collegiate Basketball delivers a strong mix of this season’s hottest prospects and the best alumni that have had success at the pro level. Each super premium box yields […]

2015-16 Panini Immaculate Basketball Checklist

Posted on Tuesday September 13th, 2016 – 07:52 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

Get the full 2015-16 Panini Immaculate Basketball checklist as well as a hobby box breakdown, other details and release date. Autographs and memorabilia cards dominate the high-end checklist.

Upper Deck Authenticated signs Allen Iverson

Posted on Monday September 12th, 2016 – 08:40 AM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Some of the NBA’s biggest names from the past and present have signed deals with Upper Deck Authenticated and the company’s roster has grown by one more as it has announced a deal with one of the newest Hall of Fame members, Allen Iverson. Offering up a strong […]

Allen Iverson Rookie Cards Ranked

Posted on Friday September 9th, 2016 – 03:04 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Most valuable Allen Iverson rookies cards ranked according to the Beckett price guide. Get a detailed look and analysis for all of Iverson’s rookie cards.

2015-16 Panini Preferred Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Monday August 29th, 2016 – 03:20 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2015-16 Panini Preferred Basketball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

New rookie autographs shine in 2016-17 Panini Black Gold Collegiate Basketball

Posted on Thursday August 25th, 2016 – 12:27 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

After a success NBA debut, one of Panini America’s most popular new brands gets the old college try with 2016-17 Panini Black Gold Collegiate Basketball.

Relive the early days of the stars with 2016-17 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Basketball

Posted on Wednesday August 10th, 2016 – 12:08 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor The new class of NBA freshmen is close to making its arrival and Panini America is bringing them to collectors mere weeks before they officially debut with the release of 2016-17 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Basketball. Loaded up with five autographs per box and tons of inserts, this […]

2016 Rittenhouse WNBA Basketball Cards Come with Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck Autographs

Posted on Tuesday August 9th, 2016 – 08:46 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Rittenhouse WNBA Basketball is a small, limited edition factory set. Every team in the league has at least 7 cards on the checklist. Each set has 2 autographs.

2015-16 Panini Black Gold Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Wednesday July 27th, 2016 – 11:20 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2015-16 Panini Black Gold Basketball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2015-16 Panini Noir Basketball Box Busters

Posted on Thursday July 21st, 2016 – 03:43 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2015-16 Panini Noir Basketball box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

16 Times Shaquille O’Neal Cards Got Weird

Posted on Friday July 8th, 2016 – 06:21 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Not all Shaquille O’Neal cards are created equally. Here are some examples of times when they got seriously strange.

Goldin Auctions puts basketball treasures up for bids at the National

Posted on Tuesday July 5th, 2016 – 12:41 PM Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Basketball collectors attending the National Sports Collectors Convention in Atlantic City next month will be able to see some incredible pieces of memorabilia up close and have a chance to bid on them in person during the 2016 Premium Live Auction from Goldin Auctions on August 4. Among […]