Hot Rooks, Big Movers Lead Panini Instant 2017-18 NBA Tip-Off Collection (Gallery)

October 16, 2017


NBA Tip-Off Day One MainLike just about everyone else on the planet, Panini America officials are locked, loaded and ready for the 2017-18 NBA season to tip-off this week. It’s a season the world has awaited since the night the 2017 NBA Draft ushered in one of the most exciting rookie crops in years. But it’s not just the rookies generating serious anticipation for tomorrow night’s season-openers. It’s a slew of ground-shaking veterans in new places driving anticipation, too.

To celebrate the start of the season, Panini America is using its Panini Instant real-time trading card platform to unveil a 14-card Tip-Off set featuring the likes of Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz, Jayson Tatum, Kyrie IrvingChris Paul, Paul George, Jimmy Butler and more. The first seven cards launched today and include Irving, Tatum, Fultz, Paul, Dwyane Wade, Jonathan Isaac and Dennis Smith Jr. The veterans in the set are available in base versions as well as versions limited to just 10 and one. Most of the rookies have autographed versions limited to just five copies as well as 1/1s.

The gallery below includes images of all of today’s cards, which will be available for just 24 hours. Check out the Panini Instant page for more information.