First Look: Panini America Delivers a Detailed Preview of the May-Releasing 2019-20 Obsidian Basketball

Panini America officials recently sent out preliminary Product Information Solicitations for several exciting new products coming soon enough to a hobby shop or online retailer near you and, over the course of the next few days, we’re sharing that same information with you here on The Knight’s Lance, this time featuring the Optichrome-enhanced 2019-20 Obsidian Basketball. In the extensive product preview that…

Panini America Provides a Detailed First Look at the Upcoming 2019-20 Spectra Basketball

Panini America officials recently sent out preliminary Product Information Solicitations for several exciting new products coming soon enough to a hobby shop or online retailer near you and, over the course of the next few days, we’re sharing that same information with you here on The Knight’s Lance, this time featuring the "spectracular" 2019-20 Spectra Basketball. In the extensive product preview that…

Ja Morant, Steph Curry Logoman Gems, Key NFL Shield 1/1s Highlight Week 6 Panini Blockchain Lineup

Ten new jaw-dropping 1/1 cards — this time featuring the likes of Ja Morant, Steph Curry, John Elway, Kyler Murray/Daniel Jones, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and more — headline the just-launched sixth wave of Panini America’s historic Blockchain venture. The latest cards opened for bidding earlier this morning and every virtual Blockchain card issued in the initial 100-card wave will be accompanied…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2019-20 Donruss Optic Basketball

There's a mesmerizing, mystical thing that happens when Panini America officials give any of their flagship Donruss products the Optichrome overhaul. Despite featuring virtually the same designs, players and aesthetic elements as the base-brand counterpart that releases earlier in the season, the Donruss Optic version always hits a bit . . . differently. It's more vibrant . . . and…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2019-20 Crown Royale Basketball (90+ Sweet Pics)

The Crowns. The Kabooms. The Silhouettes. The die-cuts. Indeed, Panini America's Crown Royale Basketball franchise always has had a lot going for it. It's a juggernaut of a product every year, but especially this one considering the jam-packed rookie crop featuring the likes of Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and more. 2019-20 Crown Royale Basketball arrives in hobby shops across North…

Once Again This Season, Dollar Tree’s “Yellow Floods” Have Astute NBA Hoops Collectors Seeing Green

It began during the 2018-19 season as something of an under-the-radar Dollar Tree-exclusive parallel. Dubbed "Yellow Floods" due to their Sharpie Highlighter hue, the special one-per-Dollar Tree-gravity-pack NBA Hoops Basketball parallels quickly began making waves among astute basketball collectors. Clearly, the collecting masses took note. The Dollar Tree "Yellow Floods" are making waves once again this season. Each $1 Dollar…