Jerseys might make the team, but sneakers make the man in the NBA. Footwear is a huge part of the personality basketball players show on the court and beyond. Shoes have become a bigger part of pop culture, spawning a huge collecting crowd of its own. 2019-20 Panini Instant Rookie Kicks Jumbo Basketball combine the worlds of cards and shoes.
It’s an online-only release through Panini’s website with new cards available each weekday through the middle of the month. Some days bring one new player, others have two. Prices vary depending on the player.
Cards are sold individually and come with a massive piece of sneaker worn by the featured player. Every card is a one-of-one, although players do have several cards. Each has a distinct part of the shoe. Soles, tongues, logos and more are among the swatches.
2019-20 Panini Instant Rookie Kicks Jumbo Basketball Checklist
The following is the full list of players in the set. All have several cards, all 1/1, featuring different parts of left and right sneakers.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker, New Orleans Pelicans
RJ Barrett, New York Knicks
Goga Bitadze, Indiana Pacers
Bol Bol, Denver Nuggets
Jarrett Culver, Minnesota Timberwolves
Jaxson Hayes, New Orleans Pelicans
Tyler Herro, Miami Heat
D’Andre Hunter, Atlanta Hawks
Cameron Johnson, Phoenix Suns
Romeo Langford, Boston Celtics
Nassir Little, Portland Trail Blazers
Ja Morant, Memphis Grizzlies
Kevin Porter Jr., Cleveland Cavaliers
Cam Reddish, Atlanta Hawks
PJ Washington Jr., Charlotte Hornets
Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans