Panini America, 2K Sports Deliver a Special Set to Honor Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant
This week’s highly anticipated release of 2016-17 NBA Hoops Basketball includes the final 10 cards of a 20-card Kobe Bryant set that should provide special incentive for players of 2K Sport’s NBA 2K17 video game. The first 10 cards in the set are randomly inserted in Legend Edition versions of the game honoring the Lakers icon and Panini America-exclusive athlete. The unique tribute set features 10 cards incorporating screen shots from NBA 2K17, the other 10 feature game photography.
Card #’s 1 through 10 appear in specially marked versions of NBA2K17 in two-card cello packs; card #’s 11-20 fall in packs of 2016-17 NBA Hoops Basketball at a rate of three per hobby box and two per retail box. In the gallery that follows we showcase all 20 cards in the set.