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Posted on October 8, 2012 – 6:21 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | basketball cards, Bill Russell, Bill Walton, George Mikan, John Havlicek, Julius Erving, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lew Alcindor, NBA, NBA at 50, Pete Maravich, Topps | Comments (10)
There are far fewer cards available and yet vintage basketball is easily among the least-expensive niches in the hobby.
Posted on September 8, 2012 – 7:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Beckett Updates, Football, Golf, Hockey, MMA, Multisport, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | baseball cards, basketball cards, BSCM, featured, football cards, hockey cards, Rookie Cards, sports cards | Comments (33)
Here, we present 20 rookie-focused questions — some serious, some fun — that we want to know how you would answer.
Posted on August 24, 2012 – 10:58 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2012-13 NBA Hoops, basketball cards, Panini America, Ripping Retail | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Basketball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a 2012-13 NBA Hoops blaster box in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.
Posted on April 30, 2012 – 12:20 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | basketball cards, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA, Panini America | Comments (1)
Derrick Rose is done for the year with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, prematurely ending the reigning NBA MVP’s chances of being Like Mike anytime soon. What might it mean for his cards?
Posted on April 11, 2012 – 12:01 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | 2011-12 Gold Standard, 2011-12 Limited, 2011-12 Past & Present, basketball cards, NBA, NBA draft, Panini America, Rookie Cards | Comments (21)
When Panini America’s 2011-12 Limited arrives in late May it won’t just be packing the latest and greatest in autographs and memorabilia.
Posted on March 15, 2012 – 6:28 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2011-12 Preferred, autographs, basketball cards, box breaks, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, featured, NBA, panini, Panini America | Comments (7)
Join Beckett Basketball’s Rob Springs and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2011-12 Panini Preferred basketball boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on February 17, 2012 – 12:48 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Non-Sports | baseball cards, basketball cards, Blowout Cards, football cards, wax boxes | Comments (12)
While countless hobby shops have closed their doors in recent years to focus on selling inventory online, one of the industry’s leading online sellers is doing the exact opposite. Blowout Cards is opening a card shop.
Posted on February 3, 2012 – 3:34 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | basketball cards, featured, Flair Showcase Legacy, Flair Showcase Masterpieces, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Michael Jordan 1/1s, NBA | Comments (6)
Beckett Basketball’s Chris Olds caught up with a heavy collector of Flair Showcase Legacy cards (and more), Ted Yates, after he came to Dallas to get a massive haul of the cards authenticated and slabbed by Beckett Grading Services — a stash that includes two Michael Jordan Masterpiece 1/1 cards and 11 other rarities similar to it.
Posted on December 23, 2011 – 1:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | 2011 Preferred, basketball cards, Chris Paul, featured, John Wall, Kobe Bryant, NBA, Panini America | Comments (10)
Panini America’s offered the first looks and basic product information for its first NBA product of the 2011-12 card season Friday, and it’s a high-end return to the court made up of three past favorites.
Posted on October 13, 2011 – 6:03 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | basketball cards, box breaks, John Stockton, Magic Johnson, NBA, Shaquille O'Neal | Comments (0)
Join Beckett Basketball’s Chris Olds as he rips into six packs of a favorite brand of many NBA collectors back in 1992-93 in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.