Panini America Offers Extensive Sneak Peek at 2018-19 Donruss Optic Basketball Retail

While we’re still a few weeks away from the hobby release of Panini America’s highly anticipated 2018-19 Donruss Optic Basketball, it’s worth noting that “1st Off The Line” boxes of the product open for presell tomorrow at 10 a.m. CST exclusively on iCollectPanini.com. Of course, retail versions of the product will arrive just a week or so after the January 30 hobby release. And it’s the latter version of the product that we’re focusing on today. In the revealing gallery that follows, we offer you an extended first look at some of the retail-exclusives available in the popular product.

21 Stunden ago

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Open Five Boxes of 2018-19 Dominion Basketball

There’s an overwhelming sense of anticipation in the sports card hobby right now, what with 2018 Contenders Football and 2018-19 Dominion Basketball both arriving in hobby shops across North America tomorrow. The buzz is palpable . . . and it is well-deserved. For both products, the savory combination of a stellar and stacked rookie crop and strong brand reputation has built up a healthy demand for both that finally will be supplied beginning tomorrow. We delivered an early three-box break of 2018 Contenders Football yesterday. Today, we focus on 2018-19 Dominion Basketball.

6 Tagen ago

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2018-19 Dominion Basketball (50+ Images)

Panini America’s higher-end Dominion Basketball arrives for its second consecutive season as a standalone product on Friday — and it’s fully equipped to showcase the NBA’s spectacular 2018 rookie class with hard-signed memorabilia Rookie Cards, an upscale base design, chase-worthy Metal Rookie Cards and a bevy of tributes to the game’s biggest current stars and all-time greats. On average, each hobby box of 2018-19 Dominion Basketball (six cards per box, six boxes per case) will deliver three autographs, one memorabilia card, one base or parallel card and one Metal Rookie Card.

1 Woche ago

Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2018-19 Cornerstones Basketball (Gallery)

We’d be remiss if we didn’t begin our first blog post of 2019 with this: Happy New Year! OK, now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s get down to the business of providing your detailed first look at Panini America’s 2018-19 Cornerstones Basketball. Quite swiftly, a product that began as an extension of one of the more popular inserts in recent memory (the namesake four-cornered autograph memorabilia cards) has blossomed into a bona fide standalone success story. That trend most certainly will continue in late March.

2 Wochen ago

The Milwaukee Bucks Unveiled as No. 24 in Ongoing 30 Weeks| 30 Teams Countdown

Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the current kings of the basketball card collecting world. The “Greek Freak” is one of the best and most versatile players in the NBA and he’s still only 24-years-old. Antetokounmpo’s potential is sky high and his cards are highly sought-after as NBA fans know that he could end up as […]

2 Wochen ago

Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2018-19 Select Basketball (Preview Gallery)

Panini America’s venerable Select Basketball franchise long ago established itself as a mid-season staple on the NBA collecting calendar by delivering its own unique spin on the company’s popular Optichrome printing technology (the quirky-cool Zebra Prizms got their start in Select) and by staying true to the brand’s three-tier base structure. Those two brand tenets, as well as the standout Rookie Jersey Autographs, will most certainly continue to propel the brand forward when 2018-19 Select Basketball arrives in hobby shops across North America in early March.

3 Wochen ago

Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2018 Contenders Optic Football (Gallery)

The melding of Panini America’s popular Optichrome printing technology with just about anything over the last few years has proven to be an irresistible collecting combination. Whether its staple Optichrome products like Prizm and Select, or newer additions such as Donruss Optic and Contenders Optic, there’s just something about those products that continues to command attention. That will most certainly be the case in late February with the release of 2018 Contenders Optic Football.

3 Wochen ago

Panini America Unwraps Three Early Boxes of 2018-19 Contenders Basketball (Gallery)

Since it’s already Christmas afternoon, chances are you’ve already unwrapped all of the gifts underneath your tree. But if you’ll please indulge us for just a bit, we have a few packages to unwrap ourselves: Three early boxes of Panini America’s live-tomorrow 2018-19 Contenders Basketball. As you saw in yesterday’s revealing Quality Control Gallery, 2018-19 Contenders Basketball is a potent mix of hard-signed Rookie Ticket Autographs, a loaded lineup of parallels and a few eye-catching inserts. On average, each hobby box (10 cards per pack, 12 packs per box, 12 boxes per case) will deliver two autographs and a vibrant array of inserts and parallels.

3 Wochen ago

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2018-19 Contenders Basketball (90 Pics)

Panini America has a post-Christmas, pack-popping proposition in store for hardcore basketball collectors later this week with the Wednesday release of 2018-19 Contenders Basketball, a Rookie Ticket-tinged, parallel-powered powerhouse of a product featuring what promise to be some of the most in-demand Rookie Cards of the season. Taking a page from its more-established football sibling, 2018-19 Contenders Basketball delivers a wealth of hard-signed Rookie Tickets with a complete arsenal of parallels, including Premium Optichrome, Cracked Ice, Playoff and Printing Plate versions.

3 Wochen ago