Category Archives: Basketball

Most Valuable Giannis Antetokounmpo Rookie Cards Ranked

Posted on February 15, 2017 – 2:30 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 February 14, 2017 – 2:08 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 February 7, 2017 – 6:10 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 February 7, 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 February 3, 2017 – 6:56 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 January 31, 2017 – 5:04 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 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 […]

Panini and Dallas Mavericks start 2016-17 arena promotion

Posted on January 31, 2017 – 1:58 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 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 […]

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

Posted on January 24, 2017 – 4:57 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 Panini National Treasures Collegiate Basketball Box Busters

Posted on January 13, 2017 – 1:51 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 January 11, 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 December 28, 2016 – 3:25 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 December 21, 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 December 20, 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 December 16, 2016 – 6:33 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 December 13, 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 December 13, 2016 – 9:34 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 December 9, 2016 – 7:40 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 December 6, 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 November 29, 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 November 28, 2016 – 1:28 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 November 17, 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 Prizm Basketball celebrates the brand’s fifth anniversary in style

Posted on November 9, 2016 – 10:31 am Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 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 […]

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

Posted on November 8, 2016 – 4:03 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 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 […]

2016-17 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Basketball Box Busters

Posted on November 8, 2016 – 3:48 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 November 2, 2016 – 3:37 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

The 2016-17 Panini National Treasures Collegiate Basketball checklist features the same high-end mix the brand is known for, albeit with an NCAA focus.

2016-17 Panini Black Gold Collegiate Basketball Box Busters

Posted on October 27, 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 October 27, 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.

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

Posted on October 26, 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 NBA Hoops Checklist Gives an Early Look at Rookies in Their New Uniforms

Posted on October 12, 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 October 5, 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 October 4, 2016 – 7:05 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 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 […]

2015-16 Panini Flawless Basketball Checklist

Posted on October 4, 2016 – 2:36 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 September 28, 2016 – 2:12 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 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 […]

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

Posted on September 20, 2016 – 2:03 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 Immaculate Collegiate Basketball takes NCAA hoops high-end

Posted on September 14, 2016 – 3:14 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 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 […]