Category Archives: Basketball

Panini Partners With Modell’s For NBA All-Star Festivities

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Basketball fans from all over the world will be fervently watching the 2015 NBA All-Star Game and fans lucky enough to make to New York next weekend could enjoy some additional fun compliments of Panini America, who has partnered up with Modell’s Sporting Goods.

Starting on Monday, three Modell’s stores in the Big Apple (Barclays Center, Penn Station and Times Square) will be selling a special 11-card 2014-15 Donruss Basketball promotional sets that are exclusive to the All-Star festivities and it will feature 10 of the game’s top stars along with the game’s hottest rookie, Andrew Wiggins.

Even more appealing to local fans and collectors is the fact that Panini and Modell’s are bringing in some big names for in-store signings. Find out who will be making an appearance after the jump. Read More »

Box Busters: 2014-15 Upper Deck NCAA March Madness Collection

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Join Beckett Basketball‘s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 Upper Deck NCAA March Madness Collection in this latest edition of Box Busters.

What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

First Look: 2014-15 Panini Spectra

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Last season Panini America unleashed their Spectra brand on the basketball card market and the hobby reacted positively to the high-end release that featured etched and colorful opti-chrome cards along with plenty of signatures and memorabilia.

Back again for 2014-15, each eight-card pack is expected to yield seven autograph or memorabilia cards and it is expected to hit the hobby in May. With a suggested retail price of around $350, it will certainly be an expensive proposition for some collectors, but the potential to pull something big will be a draw for those that were on the fence about the product last year.

What will be found in packs of 2014-15 Panini Spectra? Find out after the jump. Read More »

Hardcourt Heroes of the Week: Augustin, Irving, and Cousins

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Each week, we will take a look inside the NBA and will give you the top three players of the week and provide a rundown on why collectors should take notice. Please feel free to leave your comments for a healthy debate.

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst

D.J. Augustin – PG – Detroit Pistons
Last five games: 17.2 PPG, 6.6 APG, 31.8 MPG
With Brandon Jennings going down for the season, the Pistons were in desperate need of a veteran point guard who could step in and continue to produce. Enter six-year journeyman, Augustin. A former ninth-overall pick, he’s yet to meet the expectations that many NBA experts had for him coming out of the University of Texas. Augustin was part of a collectible Texas team that also included Kevin Durant. For collectors who’ve stuck with Augustin through his up-and-down career, now might finally be the time that it begins to pay dividends. Over the last four games, he’s averaged 30 minutes per outing and had a double-double (28 points, 12 assists) against a Houston team that will vie for the top spot in the West. His key cards aren’t pushing high-dollar amounts as they once used to, but you might want to keep an eye on his 2008-09 Exquisite RCs, as sales have begun to approach high book value. Many of his 290 certified autographs can be found on the secondary market for less than $15, so if you’re a collector who thinks Augustin has finally found his way in the league, you might be wise to add some to your collection while they’re affordable.

Key Cards to Collect:
2008-09 Exquisite Collection #63 JSY AU/225 RC($40)
2008-09 SP Authentic #105 JSY AU/299 RC ($30)
2008-09 Bowman Chrome #159 AU ($10)

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Panini and Los Angeles Lakers Hold Card Giveaway

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Panini America recently partnered up with the Los Angeles Lakers to offer attendees of the January 29 home game at the Staples Center an opportunity to receive a special six-card set featuring stars from this year’s club.

The arena exclusive utilizes the same design at the 2014-15 NBA Hoops base set, but Panini changed up the photos on cards of Kobe Bryant, Carlos Boozer, Jeremy Lin, Nick Young, Jordan Hill and Julius Randle. Additionally, the full-color backs of the cards have updated biographies and are numbered 1 through 6. Read More »

BGS Diary Predictor (Feb.): What will he submit?

 

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We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

He’s prepared his five cards for grading in February and we want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed. Of the 10 cards listed below, five are headed to BGS today for his next BGS Diary.

Can you predict which ones they will be?

February BGS Diary Predictor: What will Olds submit?

  • 2000 Absolute #195 Tom Brady RC /3,000 (77%, 98 Votes)
  • 2014 Immaculate Collection Immaculate Ink #16 Nick Swisher /15 (57%, 73 Votes)
  • 2014 Topps Allen and Ginter Mini Metal #352 Bob Gibson (45%, 57 Votes)
  • 2006-07 USA Baseball Sig. Jersey Green #19 Todd Frazier /2 (36%, 46 Votes)
  • 2015 Country Music Signatures Blue #40 Sara Evans /299 (32%, 41 Votes)
  • 2014 Pop Century #BAJLA Joey Lauren Adams (31%, 39 Votes)
  • 2000 Playoff Contenders #113 Shaun Alexander AU RC (30%, 38 Votes)
  • 2011 Panini Gridiron Gear #243 Chris Matthews RC (27%, 34 Votes)
  • 2012 Leaf Metal Draft Army All-American Bowl Prismatic Silver #ATATJY T.J. Yeldon AU /50 (22%, 28 Votes)
  • 2005-06 Topps Style Fan Fav. Auto Chrome #JJ J.J. Johnson /10 (17%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 127

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Beckett Auctions To Feature BGS 9.5 1986-87 Fleer Set

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Beckett Auction Services is pleased to announce that it has obtained one of the finest known 1986-87 Fleer Basketball sets in existence and it will be put up for bidding during their February event. Each of the 132 cards in the set have been slabbed by Beckett Grading Services and every one of them has received a grade of BGS 9.5.

In this hobby, there are few sets more revered than the landmark basketball collection that Fleer issued during the 1986-87 season. Loaded with rookie cards, including the iconic one of Michael Jordan, it is a challenge to receive a high grade on any of the cards due to the presence of color borders and centering issues.

“We are super excited to offer this set in our February auction because it’s not just a centerpiece of the basketball hobby, but the whole hobby,” said Rob Springs of Beckett Auction Services. “The amount of time it takes to put a set like this together and just the overall toughness to build this particular set is quite a feat. Being able to sell a complete 1986-87 Fleer Basketball BGS 9.5 set is something Beckett Auction Services are proud to do.” Read More »

Box Busters: 2014-15 SPx basketball cards

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What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

Box Busters: 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard

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Join Beckett Basketball‘s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard in this latest edition of Box Busters.

What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

Hardcourt Heroes of the Week: Whiteside, Thompson, Noel

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Each week, we will take a look inside the NBA and will give you the top three players of the week and provide a rundown on why collectors should take notice. Please feel free to leave your comments for a healthy debate.

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst

Hassan Whiteside – C, Miami Heat
(Last 10 Games:12.3 PPG, 8.6 RPG, 4.0 BPG)
Three months ago, this dude was playing ball in a Charlotte YMCA gym, but on Sunday, he decided to drop a triple double (14 points, 12 blocks, 13 rebounds) in a 96-84 Heat win against the Chicago Bulls. With how the roster is set up, Hassan Whiteside might be a crucial part in the success of the Heat for a potential playoff run without King James. Collectors are taking note, as his 2010-11 Panini Contenders Patches Rookie Card (previously priced at $3-$8) has several recent sales in excess of $35. Whiteside, who hasn’t been featured in any products since 2011-12, has only 118 total cards in the Beckett Online Price Guide — 61 of which are autographed. With so few cards, he has the potential to skyrocket in price if his production continues with Miami.

Key Cards to Collect:
2010-11 Panini Contenders Patches #131 AU RC ($30)
2010-11 Totally Certified #182 JSY AU/565 RC ($40)
2010-11 Classics #172 AU/699 RC ($60)

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Sunday Conversation: Panini America’s Keith Hower

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Beckett Basketball recently caught up Panini America Brand Manager Keith Hower to quickly discuss the company’s 2014-15 Select release and to get some early information about what collectors can expect with the exclusive Collegiate Licensing Company license for this edition of Sunday Conversation.

The 2014-15 edition of Select was recently announced and there will be a large array of parallels for all of the cards in the set. The latest addition to that group are the new tie-dye parallels. Could you let collectors know how the concept came about and how limited they are expected to be?

The Basketball Product Development Team has been working with Prizm technology for three years now. Each time we do a new set, we learn a little more about the technology. One of the things that really stood out to us as we tried new things was the fact that vibrant colors look incredible on Prizm card stock. In tracking the market, we noticed that player collectors were starting to chase and complete their rainbow—one of every Prizm color produced; so we began designing our Prizm products with that in mind. The Tye-Dye parallel is one of the most dynamic color combinations we’ve done, and each version is limited to just 25 copies. Read More »

Gallery: 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Yesterday, Panini America gave collectors a look at the contents of a case of their soon-to-be-released 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard product via their official blog.

For those that love shiny pieces of cardboard, this collection is bound to please and there is the potential for plenty of strong hits in each 10-card pack. Panini made several enhancements this year and every pack is set to contain four or five autographs, a micro-etched parallel and a memorabilia card to go along with numbered base cards.

Now on its way to distributors, Gold Standard should be in stores very soon. Please enjoy the extensive gallery after the jump. Read More »

First Look: 2014-15 SP Authentic Basketball

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

With Upper Deck‘s agreement with the Collegiate Licensing Company coming to a close, the company is looking to go out in a strong fashion with a 2014-15 SP Authentic Basketball.

Expected to arrive on card shop shelves on March 31, the main focus of this release will be all about prospects and autographs. Among the confirmed signers are Upper Deck mainstays Michael Jordan and LeBron James along with active talents like Stephen Curry, legendary stars such as Julius Erving and Shaquille O’Neal, and rookie sensations Nikola Mirotic and Aaron Gordon.

What else can collectors find in packs of 2014-15 SP Authentic Basketball? Find out after the jump. Read More »

Hardcourt Hobby Heroes: Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green & Jimmy Butler

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Each week, we will take a look inside the NBA and will give you the top three players of the week and provide a rundown on why collectors should take notice. Please feel free to leave your comments for a healthy debate!

 

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst

Andrew Wiggins – SF, Minnesota Timberwolves
(Last 5 Games: 19.6 pts, 4.4 reb, .429 3-point percentage)
The No. 1 pick of this year’s draft has certainly had his ups and downs throughout the first half of the season, not to mention changing teams. Wiggins has not disappointed NBA fans the least bit, most notably dropping a career-high 31 points in Saturday’s win against the Denver Nuggets. He has finally come into his own in his rookie year and continues to impress fans and collectors alike. He is the obvious frontrunner to the Rookie of the Year, and we haven’t even hit the half way point in the season yet. You would be lucky to find an autograph of his below $100, and signs are pointing up for this young kid. His average autograph is around $120, so if you really want to collect Wiggins, the time would be now to buy up and invest.

Key Cards To Collect
2014-15 Hoops Hot Signatures #66 ($200)
2014-15 Prestige Prestigious Premieres Signatures #PPAW ($150)
2014-15 Totally Certified Rookie Roll Call Autographs #RRCAW ($200)

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Gallery: 2014-15 Panini Court Kings Retail

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

While Panini America kicked off the new year with the hobby release of 2014-15 Court Kings, some collectors may be in for a surprise when they see a retail edition that is ready to hit some Walmart shelves in the coming days.

Earlier today, the company posted an extensive look at some of the cards that could be found inside the special 15-card packs and the content is all about this season’s rookie class. Each pack breaks down to 10 Remarkable Rookie base cards, a pair of Sapphire parallels (#’d to 499) and a Rookie Royalty insert along with two Remarkable Rookies hits – one autograph and one memorabilia. The Rookie Royalty cards are particularly since they depict veteran players during their freshman campaigns.

Read on after the jump for a 2014-15 Panini Court Kings gallery. Read More »

First Look: 2014-15 Panini Select

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Preliminary details about the upcoming 2014-15 Panini Select release from Panini America and the hobby is bracing itself for the arrival of a revamped product that will include a psychedelic new parallel concept and in addition to an exciting tiered base set that is expected to be a challenge to build.

Hitting store shelves in early March, 2014-15 marks the third season that Panini has produced Select and there should be plenty of content that will appeal to a broad base of basketball card collectors. The chase for the extremely limited Tie Dye parallel cards made for the base set, all memorabilia collections and some of the autographs are almost like a trip back to the 1960s and are sure to generate some discussion in the hobby.

What else can be found in 2014-15 Panini Select? Find out after the jump. Read More »

Box Busters: 2014-15 Panini Court Kings

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Join Beckett Basketball‘s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into a box of 2014-15 Panini Court Kings in this latest edition of Box Busters.

What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

Panini America confirms Collegiate Licensing Company exclusive with nearly 200 schools

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By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor

Panini America has deals with nearly 200 more major colleges and universities under the Collegiate Licensing Company in place for products beginning this spring the company officially announced Thursday, confirming previous reports that it had signed a large number of deals.

PaniniNCAAAmong the notable schools covered by the new deal are Alabama, Florida State, Michigan, TCU and Texas A&M.

“Since entering the U.S. market in 2009, Panini has quickly become a leader in the trading card category in understanding consumers and developing unique programs for its partners. Panini’s management team is committed to growing the college category and using their resources and distribution capabilities to benefit our partner institutions,” said Dave Kirkpatrick, Vice President of Non-Apparel Brand Management for CLC, in a prepared statement.

This deal ups Panini’s presence in the college landscape immensely with Upper Deck only holding claim to Notre Dame after signing an exclusive in NovemberUpper Deck had held an exclusive CLC license for the past five years.

In all, nearly 500 schools — not just those covered by the CLC — have signed multi-year deals with Panini and the college memorabilia market is a significant business. According to the CLC, more than $4.59 billion in overall licensed college goods were sold last year, while Upper Deck ranked 19th on the CLC’s Top 25 non-apparel licensees list as the sole card-maker.

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Box Busters: 2014-15 Panini Paramount basketball

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Join Beckett Basketball‘s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2014-15 Panini Paramount in this latest edition of Box Busters.

What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

Nowitzki Moves Up All-Time Scoring List

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Last night, Dallas Mavericks veteran Dirk Nowitzki strengthened his case for eventual Hall of Fame enshrinement as he moved into seventh place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list with 27,412 points.

During the 96-88 road victory for the Mavs over the Brooklyn Nets, Nowitzki posted 15 points and the 17-year veteran moved ahead of Moses Malone on a three-point shot that came with 34.8 seconds left in overtime. He needs less that 1,200 points to surpass Shaquille O’Neal and move into sixth place and was already the all-time leader in scoring among foreign-born NBA players. Read More »

Gallery: 2014-15 Panini Paramount Basketball

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Fans of Dufex technology have been patiently awaiting the release of 2014-15 Panini Paramount Basketball since it was announced a few weeks ago and Panini America released some teaser images earlier today via one of their popular Quality Control Gallery posts on their official blog.

Collectors that have been around the hobby for a while will recall Paramount from its days as a brand from Pacific Trading Cards and Panini has re-imagined it as a premium release that also evokes memories of the old Pinnacle sets with plenty of modern twists that include memorabilia cards, a rainbow of limited parallels and buyback autographs.

Read on after the jump for an extensive gallery of cards from 2014-15 Panini Paramount Basketball. Read More »

Panini America’s busy year gets a highlight reel

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Panini America has had a busy year — and here’s its highlight reel to prove it.

Card Gallery: 2014-15 Panini Paramount Buyback Autographs

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Next month’s release of 2014-15 Panini Paramount Basketball marks the return of a brand that has not been seen in the hobby for over a decade.

Paramount’s basketball debut is already getting some buzz for its all-Dufex base set and many of its other features, but the to potential to pull autographed buyback cards from previous Panini releases adds even more value to packs. With some cards hand-numbered to as low as one-of-one, player collectors are sure to be chasing their favorites as well.

“The original BuyBack autographs in 2014-15 Paramount Basketball pay tribute to Panini America‘s brief but monumental history as the exclusive NBA trading card manufacturer,” said Panini America Hobby Marketing Manager Tracy Hackler. “Hard-signed autographs from the best players in the game on some iconic cards from Panini America’s proud past — that’s an undeniably cool combination that we’re certain collectors will appreciate.”

Please read on after the jump for exclusive images shared by Panini America. Read More »

Panini Boxing Day Autograph Content Revealed

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor

With participating Canadian stores giving out their special 2014 Panini Boxing Day packs with qualifying purchases this week, Panini America has revealed images of the strong autograph content that will be found inside. With a roster of carefully-selected athletes from the big four sports, collectors pulling them are sure to be pleased.

In addition to signed parallels of the base set cards, there will also be autographed rookie patches featuring team logos for NBA freshmen and special NFL logo cards with a pink background that tie in to the “A Crucial Catch” breast cancer campaign.

Look for a gallery of 2014 Panini Boxing Day autographs after the jump. Read More »

Panini’s Boxing Day Promo Continues With Checkerboard Cards

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor

The slow reveal for Panini America‘s 2014 Boxing Day promotion continued on today as the company revealed some big hits that will be found inside packs in the form of a special Checkerboard design exclusive cards to with prime pieces of memorabilia.

Exclusive to Canadian Panini Roundtable dealers, packs of the 2014 Boxing Day cards will be available at participating retails and handed out as a bonus for each purchase. More details are yet to come over the next few days, but enjoy a gallery of these visually striking cards after the jump. Read More »

First Look: 2014-15 Donruss Basketball

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

Coming back to store shelves after a five-year absence, Donruss returns to the basketball game in 2014-15 courtesy of Panini America and it is set to deliver some serious value in each box.

Releasing on February 11, this product will bring back many of the concepts that made Donruss a hobby favorite in the past along with a few new twists and old designs that collectors are fond of.

What can be found in packs of 2014-15 Donruss Basketball? Find out after the jump. Read More »

Panini Previews More Boxing Day Images

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor

Yesterday, Panini America gave collectors a preliminary look at its 2014 Boxing Day promotion and they have shown off even more cards from this product today in advance of next week’s release that is targeted to authorized Canadian Panini Roundtable stores.

Today, the company shared images from the regular set found in packs along with the popular Cracked Ice parallels which will be limited to 25 copies each. With four sports represented, the player selection is perfectly targeted for the Canadian market due to the presence of many athletes who have ties to the nation – including several hockey legends. In the next few days, we can expect to see even more from them as autograph and memorabilia content is expected to be shown to the masses.

For a complete gallery, please read on after the jump.

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Panini Reveals Boxing Day Promo Details

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor

In the wake of a successful Boxing Day promotion last year, Canadian collectors may have been wondering if Panini America would be bringing it back again in 2014 – especially without the presence of NHL and NHLPA licensing.

Today, they received some excellent news as the company will be distributing some special packs via authorized Canadian Panini Roundtable stores. Handed out to those that make qualifying purchases, the contents inside will include base, parallel, autograph and memorabilia cards from all four major sports with a focus on the legends of the game and other content that is strongly tied to the Canadian market.

What stores will be participating? Find out and enjoy a gallery after the jump. Read More »

BGS Diary: Saban, Cerrano, Hawk, Animal & practice

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By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor | Commentary

For the last few months, I’ve submitted five cards a month to Beckett Grading Services to finally get some of the cards I like into slabs. Selecting which cards to submit has been easier said than done — and the results can be interesting, too.

Here is the batch I got back from BGS for December — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry. See which five cards I decided to submit … after the jump.

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Box Busters: 2014-15 Upper Deck Lettermen

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Join Beckett Basketball‘s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 Upper Deck Lettermen in this latest edition of Box Busters.

What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

First Look: 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard Basketball

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

It’s back – and it looks like it might be even better than ever.

Preliminary details about 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard were released today and basketball collectors are in for a treat with all of the improvements that Panini America has implemented this season.

Releasing on January 21, each pack of Gold Standard will contain 10 cards and five of those will be either autographs or memorabilia cards. At least four of those cards will feature autographs, which means that this product has the potential to deliver some serious value on a consistent basis. One of the four signed cards will be an Autographed Rookie Jersey and for the first time, every card in the product is serial-numbered – a move that will satisfy many collectors.

What else can be found inside of these premium packs? Find out after the jump. Read More »

Steiner readies ‘game-changer’ autograph line

 

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By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor

Steiner Sports says it’s going to change the autograph game with a line that it’s unveiling on Tuesday in New York City.

The project is the In Their Own Words Collection, and it will showcase more than a dozen pieces with descriptions of memorable plays or performances inscribed onto the autographed pieces. The line will be unveiled at a news conference on Tuesday with more than a dozen athletes on hand. The Dec. 9 event will at Michael Jordan’s The Steak House N.Y.C. in Grand Central Terminal. Among those in attendance will be Magic Johnson, Dennis Rodman, Dereck Whittenburg, Mookie Wilson, Bill Buckner, David Tyree, Mike Eruzione, Doug Williams and many more who have had iconic moments and are part of the line.

“Collecting is all about having a piece to recall your fondest memories,” said Brandon Steiner, the founder of the company. “‘In Their Own Words‎’ will change the business. It used to be about the moment, now it’s about the entire story. The players will describe in their own words how they felt at that magical moment.”

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Box Busters: 2014-15 Panini Prizm basketball

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Join Beckett Basketball‘s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 Panini Prizm in this latest edition of Box Busters.

What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

Durant Makes His Return To NBA Action

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By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor

After missing the first 17 games of the year, Kevin Durant made his triumphant return to the hardcourt, but the Oklahoma City Thunder fell 112-104 to the New Orleans Pelicans and their record plummeted to a disappointing 5-13.

For the NBA’s reigning MVP, though, the game itself proved to be a fairly productive one as he was eased back into the lineup and racked up 27 points in just under 30:00 of play. Coming back from a fracture in his right foot that delayed the start to his 2014-15 season, he went 9-for-18 and nailed three of his eight three-point attempts as well. Read More »

BGS Diary Predictor (Dec.): What will he submit?

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We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

He’s prepared his five cards for grading in December and we want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed. Of the 10 cards listed below, five are headed to BGS today for his next BGS Diary.

Can you predict which ones they will be?

December BGS Diary Predictor: What will Olds submit?

  • 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter Autos #NS Nick Saban, $200 (57%, 81 Votes)
  • 2011 Limited Lumberjacks Bats #2 Joe Jackson /199, $100 (46%, 66 Votes)
  • 1989 Score #257 Barry Sanders RC, $30 (45%, 64 Votes)
  • 1988 Wonderama NWA #341 Road Warriors, 60 cents (37%, 53 Votes)
  • 2005 Absolute Memorabilia Tools of Trade Swatch Double #176 Roger Maris J-P/50, $60 (35%, 50 Votes)
  • 1996 Score Board Autographed BK Autos Red #1 Allen Iverson /400, $150 (32%, 46 Votes)
  • 2004 Leather & Lumber Fans of Game Autos #2 Dennis Haysbert, $30 (32%, 45 Votes)
  • 2003 Playoff Prestige Sig. Impressions #46 Barry Larkin /15, N/A (27%, 38 Votes)
  • 2006 Topps Allen & Ginter Mini #364 Ken Griffey Jr. EXT, $80 (20%, 28 Votes)
  • 2006 Topps Allen & Ginter Mini #361 Ichiro Suzuki EXT, $80 (17%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 142

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