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Tag Archives: Kobe Bryant

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.

Canseco, Larsen on ESPN “Mint Condition”

The latest ESPN “Mint Condition” segment talks Jose Canseco, hot/cold players, Don Larsen and more.

Preview Gallery: 2011-12 Panini America Gold Standard Basketball

Gold Standard Basketball is coming back for its sophomore campaign.

Collector says meeting Kobe was ‘time of our lives’

When Nick Gauder opened a pack of Panini America’s 2010-11 Gold Standard basketball cards, he found something that could have made him very rich from a cash perspective.

Rare Kobe commands crazy cash on eBay – but will it be paid for?

A Kobe Bryant 1997-98 Metal Universe Precious Metal Gems Emerald card up for auction on eBay ended at more than $37,600 on Wednesday night.

Ohio collector readies for his chance to meet Kobe

For Nick Gauder, sitting down with his two daughters to open a box of Panini America’s Gold Standard basketball cards was a chance to share in a moment if there was perhaps a special autograph inside.

First look: 2011-12 Panini Past & Present

If you’re fan of the old — but also a fan of the new — then the new Panini America basketball set might be for you.

Phil Jackson’s first certified autographs finally arrive

Phil Jackson won 11 NBA championships — more than any other coach — and played for two more title-winning teams during a lengthy playing career.

Collectors create insert set for Panini’s upcoming NBA Hoops

Almost a year ago, Panini America asked collectors to come up with an insert set for an upcoming NBA product.

Hobby Q&A: Showcasing A Masterful NBA stash

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.

Move over Bert and Ernie … here are the Bleacher Creatures

Just think if Sesame Street came to your street — or maybe Lansdowne Street, Blake Street or any other street with a sports arena to be found.

Basketball collectors shelling out green for one shade of Totally Certified parallels

With basketball season in full swing, collectors seems to be jumping for cards once again – even if there isn’t a single new NBA product out just yet.

First look: 2011-12 NBA Hoops

It’s been a long wait for this one, but Panini America has finally released the first official glimpses at the return of a hobby staple to the hardwood this year in 2011-12 NBA Hoops.

First look: 2011 Preferred basketball

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.

Panini’s baseball debut will arrive on Black Friday

If you’ve been awaiting Panini America’s first baseball cards, then your wait just got shorter.

Box Busters: 2010-11 Black Box basketball cards

Join Beckett Basketball’s Rob Springs and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2010-11 Black Box basketball cards from Panini America in this latest episode of Box Busters.

Weekly Highlights (July 25 – July 29)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights from July 25 – July 29.

Panini Gold Standard Basketball shines through

In February, Panini America released its first look at 2010-11 Gold Standard Basketball. It has been five months since we had another opportunity to view the set. With it being just a week away, collectors want to see more.

Panini previews VIP pulls for The National

Panini reveals its presence in the National Sports Collectors Convention VIP package