Tag Archives: Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant announces retirement – but will it impact his cards?

000000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor | Commentary At the end of the 2015-16 NBA schedule, an era will come to a close as the legendary Kobe Bryant will step away from the game after nearly 20 successful years with the Los Angeles Lakers. The announcement, which came in the form of a […]

Beckett Auctions All-Star February Auction Now Open

000000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Beckett Auctions began its All-Star February Auction yesterday and the bids are steadily coming in for some fantastic hobby treasures that can become a part of your collection. As mentioned in a previous article, Beckett Auctions is tremendously pleased to be offering up a jaw-dropping 1986-87 Fleer Basketball […]

Panini and Los Angeles Lakers Hold Card Giveaway

000000 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 […]

BGS 9.5 1984-85 Star Jordan Highlights Next Beckett Auction

000000 With the 2014-15 NBA season in full swing, basketball fans are talking about their favorite stars and rookies and Beckett Auctions is ready to celebrate as well by delivering cards and collectibles featuring some of the best hoops stars from the past and present. In fact, we are offering up one of the most […]

First Look: 2013-14 Panini Flawless Basketball

Back for another year, 2013-14 Panini Flawless will once again offer up 10 cards per pack and the results are expected to be jaw-dropping once again.

Panini brings back Father’s Day promotion

This year’s offerings include Diamond-embedded cards, Cracked Ice parallels, Green Prizm parallels from 2013 Select Football (numbered to 15), memorabilia and autographs cards.

South Bay’s high-end basketball buyback product out this week

The Super Break will be available in a limited quantity with just 200 boxes made.

RareInk offers NBA All-Star Game art set

The set features the starting lineup of the East and West All-Stars, including LeBron James, Steph Curry and Blake Griffin.

Steiner Sports hosts Mariano Rivera Farewell Collection Auction

Rivera, the long-time New York Yankees closer, has teamed Steiner Sports Memorabilia for an auction to raise money for a charitable foundation.

Friday Hot List: baseball prospects, GPK Chrome and rookie autos

Football cards look like they are really beginning to heat up this week. With the regular season a couple short weeks away, collectors are hitting their collecting stride.

Beckett 20 Questions … on the NBA (and cards) today

Tell us what you think about the state of cards today, its stars and more with your votes and the comments below.

Kobe Bryant takes mom to court over auction

Kobe Bryant filed a cease-and-desist order, blocking the sale of his early memorabilia.

Beckett Sports Card Monthly: Take a look back at 2012 via our covers

Beckett Sports Card Monthly is where we give readers a little more to read about your hobby each and every month.

Beckett Basketball: A look at 2012 via our covers

As 2012 winds down, we figured we’d take a few minutes to take a look back at 2012 via the covers of Beckett Basketball.

Your Turn (Beckett Basketball 245): What do you think is the key to a good NBA product?

What makes a good NBA product these days? Tell us what you think …

NBA Starting 5 promotion starts today

You can be in the NBA’s Starting 5 by heading to a sports card shop in December.

First look: 2012-13 Panini basketball cards

The flagship is back on the hardwood.

First look: 2012-13 Elite basketball cards

After a year on the basketball card bench because of the NBA lockout, the foilboard is back.

First look: 2012-13 Contenders basketball cards

A season has passed, the patches are gone and Contenders is back.

Beckett By the Numbers: 2012-13 Panini Threads

The 2012-13 Panini Threads basketball card set from Panini America has arrived on Beckett.com.

Beckett 20 Questions … to start the NBA season

We’re not waiting for a 7 p.m. tip-off in Cleveland for the season to begin. We’ve got 20 questions about basketball and basketball cards that we’re curious to see how you, the collectors, answer.

Panini’s continued deal with NBA excites Kobe Bryant … and his kids love seeing his old Afro on cards

“For the NBA, it’s just great for the globalization of the game. Panini is obviously a global brand. … I doubt we’ll ever catch soccer, but we’ll make it a formidable challenge.”

NBA renews Panini America’s card license

Panini America will star on the hardwood a few more years.

RareInk signs art licensing deal with NBA

RareInk.com and the NBA announced a partnership on Tuesday to bring fully licensed pieces to collectors featuring the work of several acclaimed artists.

Auction Watch: An Exquisite auction

A 2009-10 Exquisite Collection All-NBA Access Dual Logos Autographs card of Kobe Bryant and Larry Bird is on eBay and getting plenty of attention.

Panini signs Andrew Luck to exclusive autograph, memorabilia deal

Panini America has added another star to its lineup.

The next Panini Authentic NBA player will be …

Panini America will announce a new NBA player in its Panini Authentic lineup on Monday.

First look: 2012-13 Panini Timeless Treasures

Panini America hopes that collectors think it’s timeless and that it will be treasured.

First look: 2012 Absolute basketball cards

It’s back? Absolutely.

First look: 2012-13 Panini Prizm basketball cards

Panini America’s next new basketball line will perhaps have collectors looking at NBA cards a different way.

Just like past, new Precious Metal Gems defy logic

The Bill Russell card above apparently sold for $4,050 after 55 bids — and it’s not alone.

Panini unveils plans for Kobe Bryant set

If you wanted to see more of Kobe Bryant on basketball cards next season, Panini America is the place to look.

By the Numbers: 2011-12 Panini Gold Standard

The 2011-12 Panini Gold Standard basketball card set has arrived on Beckett.com.

Panini bringing rarely done relics to NBA cards

When it comes to game-used memorabilia, not much is more iconic for a basketball player than his shoes.

First look: 2012-13 NBA Hoops

Arriving in August, 2012-13 Hoops will include a 300-card base set which will include Rookie Cards for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 NBA Draft classes.