Tag Archives: Kobe Bryant

Signed Slabbed Rookie Cards Becoming Newest Trend in the Hobby

00000 Sports card collectors have been investing heavily into rookie cards for about as long as collecting has been around. Rookie cards are regarded as some of the most sought out and collectible cards in the hobby. Signed slabbed versions of these premier rookie cards are arguably three times harder to find than the standard […]

McFarlane Kobe Bryant Limited Edition Championship Series Figures Showcase the Evolution of Mamba

The McFarlane Kobe Bryant Limited Edition Championship Series figures feature 5 different pieces. Find out what to expect, get a gallery and more.

The Short History of Kobe Bryant Charlotte Hornets Cards

While most of Kobe Bryant’s more than 10,000 different basketball cards have him as a member of the Lakers, a handful capture him on the Charlotte Hornets.

Kobe Bryant Rookie Card Power Rankings

Comprehensive guide to Kobe Bryant rookie cards ranked by value. Get details on the cards, images, parallel info and analysis on what makes each significant.

NBA 2K17 Legend Edition Includes Pair of Exclusive Kobe Bryant Cards

Details on the NBA 2K17 Legend Edition, which includes a pair of exclusive Kobe Bryant basketball cards produced by Panini.

Panini offers tribute to Kobe Bryant with HeroVillain boxed set

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor With just two games left in his storied NBA career, Kobe Bryant is certainly on the minds of millions of basketball fans throughout the world and Panini America is paying tribute to his long list of accomplishments with the 2015-16 Panini HeroVillain boxed set. Available now via […]

BGS 10 Black Label 1996-97 Topps Chrome Refractor Kobe Bryant tops $40K with days to go

Bidding on a BGS 10 Black Label 1996-97 Topps Chrome Refractor Kobe Bryant topped $40,000 in its opening hours on eBay. The auction is set to end March 16, 2016.

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

00000 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

00000 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

00000 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

00000 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.