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Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Absolute Basketball (Gallery)

October 12, 2015


Following two long years away, one of the most revered brands in the Panini America product portfolio is making a triumphant return to the hardwood for the 2015-16 NBA season. And when Absolute Basketball steps back onto the court just in time for the holiday shopping season, it will be equipped with the brand-staple inserts that have made the brand a basketball classic, including Tools of the Trade and Frequent Flyer memorabilia cards, Iconic autographs and more.

Set to arrive in hobby shops across North America on December 16, 2015-16 Absolute Basketball (five cards per pack, four packs per box) will deliver four autograph or memorabilia cards per hobby box and, for the first time, hard-signed Next Day Autographs featuring more than 35 of the top 2015-16 NBA rookies.

The highlights of 2015-16 Absolute Basketball are many and include . . .

  • Whether’s it’s numbered Rookie Cards, short-printed Next Day Autographs or Tools of the Trade memorabilia cards, 2015-16 Absolute Basketball is loaded with rookie content.
  • If you’re on the hunt for on-card autographs, 2015-16 Absolute Basketball has what you’re looking for with three hard-signed inserts including Iconic, Heroes and Marks of Fame.
  • Be on the lookout for the rare Glass insert that falls roughly once per case.
  • Tools of the Trade memorabilia cards feature pieces of player-worn jerseys, basketballs and sneakers.

We’ll have plenty more to preview on 2015-16 Absolute Basketball in the coming weeks right here on The Knight’s Lance. But for now, enjoy this first extended sneak peek.

All information is accurate at the time of posting – content is subject to change and approval. Card images are solely for the purpose of design display. Actual images used on cards to be determined.

7 Comments leave one →
  1. October 12, 2015 10:20 am

    What type of ink is used on the Irving card? It looks awesome.

  2. ericjoshua permalink
    October 12, 2015 11:45 am

    Perfect release date!

  3. Diego Blumberg permalink
    October 12, 2015 6:33 pm

    I like the numbered rookie cards! I hope to see more sets using that.

  4. October 13, 2015 4:24 am

    Looks like a tremendous return for this celebrated program, I’m sure basketball fans will be Absolutely stoked to see it return. Thanks Tracy!

  5. February 16, 2016 5:35 pm

    Why do some of the glass cards come as redemptions? Are those autographs?


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