Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of 2018-19 Select Basketball

As the 2018-19 NBA season enters the pivotal stretch where teams start seriously jockeying for playoff positioning, the trading cards of each contender’s key contributors — as well of those of the season’s hottest rookies — gradually start demanding more attention, more bids and more prestige. And with each new product, the buzz becomes gradually more tangible. Tomorrow, that fascinating process continues with the release of Panini America’s 2018-19 Select Basketball.

2 Wochen ago

Kehrt Bogut zu den Warriors zurück?

Andrew Bogut steht nach Informationen von Marc J. Spears von ESPN vor einer Rückkehr zu seinem Ex-Klub – den Golden State Warriors. Es seien nur noch Formalitäten, die geklärt werden müssten, ehe der Center wieder in Oakland auf Korbjagd gehen könne. Doch die Bürokratie bremst! So kann Bogut erst nach Erhalt eines Arbeitsvisums und der Freigabe […]

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2 Wochen ago

Panini America’s Popular NBA Player of the Day Promo Returns to Record 430+ Stores

As NBA teams prepare for the playoffs and a run to the NBA Finals, NBA trading card collectors will be playing for more than 100,000 prizes at hobby shops across the U.S.,  including the chance to spend a day with an NBA player in the 2019 Panini NBA Player of the Day promotion.

2 Wochen ago

Macht Nowitzki doch weiter?

Nach jedem Spiel wird Dirk Nowitzki frenetisch gefeiert. Clippers-Coach Doc Rivers nahm zuletzt wenige Sekunden vor dem Spielende extra eine Auszeit, um anschließend zum Mikro zu greifen und Dirk zu feiern. Doch beendet der große Blonde womöglich seine NBA-Karriere gar nicht zum Saisonende? „Dirkules“ hält sich seine Profi-Zukunft nämlich weiterhin offen! Die NBA-Fans verabschieden sich […]

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3 Wochen ago

Abdul-Jabbar versteigerte Ringe und MVP-Trophäe

NBA-Legende Kareem Abdul-Jabbar war schon immer ein ganz besonderer Mensch, dem politische Statements und Wohltätigkeit wichtiger waren als Eitelkeiten. Nun hat der 71-Jährige mit der Versteigerung von hunderten Erinnerungsstücken fast drei Millionen Dollar erzielt. Der Großteil der Erlöse geht an sein Charity-Projekt (Skyhook Foundation). Unter anderem trennte sich Abdul-Jabbar von vier seiner sechs Meisterringe. Die […]

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3 Wochen ago

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2018-19 Select Basketball (100+ Images)

One week from today, hobby shops and group-break sites across the country will be awash with the vibrancy that only a product like Panini America’s Select Basketball franchise can provide. Boasting an intoxicating mix of Prizms (including the wildly popular Zebras and Tie-Dyes), and a bevy of autograph and memorabilia tributes to this season’s top rookies and the NBA’s hottest superstars and greatest legends, 2018-19 Select Basketball — as you’ll soon see — is ready to shine.

3 Wochen ago

Rookie Revolution: Exploring the Impact of the Talented 2018-19 NBA Rookie Class

Each year, the NBA’s rookies become freakier, more skilled and better prepared to do battle with the world’s best hoopers. The 2018 class features Euro sensation Luka Doncic (Mavericks), All-World big man DeAndre Ayton (Suns) and point guard extraordinaire Trae Young (Hawks), a trio that has infiltrated hoops’ highest level, setting it ablaze with a host of show-stopping moves, primetime moments and historical performances.

3 Wochen ago

Sacramento Kings Check in at No. 16 in Ongoing 30 Weeks| 30 Teams NBA Countdown

Of all the NBA teams with long histories involving several cities and leagues and nicknames, none are as complicated as the Sacramento Kings. Here’s a quick rundown: Rochester Seagrams (1923-1942), Rochester Eber Seagrams (1942-1943), Rochester Pros (1943-1945), Rochester Royals (1945-1948 National Basketball League, 1948-1957 NBA), Cincinnati Royals (1957-1972), Kansas City-Omaha Kings (1972-1975), Kansas City Kings […]

4 Wochen ago

Behind the Scenes Inside the Panini America 2019 NBA All-Star VIP Lounge (Video)

CHARLOTTE — Last Saturday and Sunday in the heart of the Queen City, Panini America celebrated NBA All-Star Weekend just minutes away from the Spectrum Center and within punting distance of Bank of America Stadium with a festive, fun, engaging and interactive NBA All-Star VIP Lounge on the fifth floor of the Terrace at Cedar Hill. Throughout the day on Saturday, an all-star cast of NBA luminaries — Alonzo Mourning, Dominique Wilkins, DeAndre Ayton, Jaren Jackson Jr., Spud Webb, Quentin Richardson, Darius Miles, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Glen Rice — kept making unforgettable memories with Panini America guests, business partners and friends.

4 Wochen ago

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of 2018-19 Impeccable Basketball

Panini America’s new 2018-19 Impeccable Basketball arrived in hobby shops across North America today boasting a big-things-come-in-small-packages configuration that delivers some of the most attractive cards of the season featuring Impeccable’s undeniably clean designs, and stacked autograph and memorabilia content. Yesterday’s Quality Control Gallery provided an expansive exploration of the product. Today, we’re ripping into three boxes of the product for the must-see Teaser Gallery.

4 Wochen ago