Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2014-15 Donruss Basketball (Gallery)
After a few seasons away from the court, Panini America’s iconic Donruss brand is returning to the NBA in February with a robust 2014-15 edition steeped in hobby nostalgia and equipped with sublime throwback elements that should resonate with the basketball-collecting masses.
Every hobby box of 2014-15 Donruss Basketball (eight cards per pack, 24 packs per box) will deliver three autograph or memorabilia cards, 24 Metalized cards, 48 inserts and three parallels. The highlights of this triumphant return are many, and they’re detailed after the jump.
- The fabled Donruss Rated Rookie design returns to honor the star-studded 2014 NBA Draft class.
- The basketball debut of classic Donruss designs such as Elite Dominators, Elite Series, Jersey Kings and more.
- True to the Donruss tradition, 2014-15 Donruss Basketball features multiple levels of sequentially numbered inserts, including seasonal stats, career stats, jersey numbers and 1/1s.
- Autograph or memorabilia cards fall three per box on average and include such calling-card inserts as Rated Rookies Signatures Patches, Jersey Kings and Timeless Treasures.
- The popular Elite Status Die-Cut parallels feature sequential numbering ranging from 99 all the way down to only one.
- Elite Dominators appear for the first time in basketball and is paralleled by an Elite Dominators Signatures versions.
- The Timeless Treasures autograph/memorabilia insert pays tribute to the classic 1987 Donruss Baseball design.
We’ll have plenty more on 2014-15 Donruss Basketball in the coming weeks right here on The Knight’s Lance. But today, we offer your first extended sneak peek at the product.
All information is accurate at the time of posting – content is subject to change. Card images are solely for the purpose of design display. Actual images used on cards to be determined.