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Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Two Early Boxes of 2016-17 Prizm Basketball

November 8, 2016

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This time tomorrow, Americans will be welcoming (or not welcoming, depending on your personal leanings) a new President. And while there’s no denying the bitterness of a riveting campaign season that pitted Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump, we think we have a platform on which everyone, regardless of party affiliation, can stand: Panini America’s 2016-17 Prizm Basketball.

The colors. The rainbow chase. The Rookie Cards. The autographs. They’re all back for a new season in 2016-17 Prizm Basketball, the Optichrome-enhanced collector favorite that arrives in hobby shops across North America tomorrow in a Hobby Jumbo format featuring 12 packs with 12 cards each. We offered a revealing deep-dive on the product last week with the must-see Quality Control Gallery. Today, we’re taking you pack by pack through two early boxes.

One thing to note as you’re enjoying the imagery that follows: There’s a Lou Williamsย Prizm parallel numbered to 25 that we pulled in our first box. That particular card features the Prizm 5th Anniversary logo in the background.ย That’s actually a production issue that impacted card #’s 101-200 only. There’s a base 5th Anniversary parallel (card #’s 1-300) in which all cards are numbered to just five. There’s also a parallel numbered to 25 for card #’s 1-100 and #’s 201-300 all cards in the set. But only card #’s 101-200 have a 5th Anniversary version numbered to 25.

Now . . . to the images . . .

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Matt G permalink
    November 8, 2016 5:56 pm

    Looks solid. I have always liked prizm. Never disappoints

  2. jim permalink
    November 8, 2016 11:10 pm

    Looks like a fun bust but I’m sorry there is no “RC” emblem on the rookie autos.

  3. November 9, 2016 8:08 am

    They look great, as usual. Glad to see Wayne Ellington show up in his Nets jersey. Don’t think he got any cards last year at all, maybe I just missed them. Hoping Sean kilpatrick has a card this year too. The prizm parallels are some of the nicest cards every year and this year does Not disappoint!

  4. November 10, 2016 5:53 am

    Rainbow collectors rejoice, another edition of Prizm is upon us! Thanks Tracy!

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