Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2014-15 NBA Hoops Basketball (Gallery)
Even as the collecting world awaits next week’s release of 2013-14 Flawless Basketball, the highly anticipated final release of the 2013-14 NBA collecting season, Panini America officials also have one eye firmly fixed on the bright prospects of the 2014-15 NBA collecting season. And as has become tradition, the product that will tip things off — in a big way — is traditional favorite NBA Hoops Basketball.
2014-15 NBA Hoops Basketball is slated to arrive in hobby shops on October 15 and will feature a revamped box configuration (12 cards per pack, 24 packs per box) that delivers two autographs (including one autograph from a member of the vaunted 2014 NBA Draft Class), one memorabilia card, 36 Rookie Cards and 72 inserts or parallels (including 10 numbered cards).
Other highlights of 2014-15 NBA Hoops Basketball include . . .
- The highly anticipated first NBA-licensed Rookie Cards of the heralded 2014 NBA Draft Class.
- Upgraded parallel versions of the base set including Gold, Green and Artist Proofs (numbered to 99).
- A comprehensive Road to the Finals chase that features cards honoring all 89 games of the 2014 NBA Playoffs and individual tributes to the world champion San Antonio Spurs.
- The debut of the NBA Hoops Red Hot Signatures autograph insert featuring signature cards numbered to just 25.
- 2014-15 NBA Hoops commemorates some of the biggest moments of the 2013-14 season in the ultra-rare
Highlights insert, including Carmelo Anthony’s 62-point game.
- Find the top freshmen of the 2014 Rookie Class in the classic Kobe’s All-Rookie Team insert.
We’ll have plenty more on 2014-15 NBA Hoops Basketball in the coming weeks right here on The Knight’s Lance. Until then, enjoy this extended first look at the product:
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