Panini America Delivers a Detailed Sneak Peek at 2020-21 Obsidian Basketball

August 16, 2021

Panini America officials recently sent out preliminary Product Information Solicitations for several exciting new products coming soon to a hobby shop or online retailer near you. Today, we’re sharing that same information with you here on The Knight’s Lance, this time featuring the Optichrome-enhanced Obsidian Basketball.

In the extensive product preview below, we’ll showcase a bevy of preliminary images from the upcoming 2020-21 Obsidian Basketball as well as the product’s Hobby and FOTL PIS documents.

Estimated Release Date: September 10
Product Configuration: Seven cards per box, 12 boxes per case.
BOX BREAK: Two autographs and two inserts or parallels per hobby box, on average.

  • Rookie Jersey Autographs and Rookie Ink feature autographs from top rookies in the 2020-21 NBA Draft class. Find these in parallels such as Electric Etch Purple, Orange, Green, Yellow, Red and the one-of-a-kind White Mojo.
  • Also, find autographs of the top superstars and retired players in the league in the new Aurora Autographs and Matrix Material Autos.
  • New die-cut inserts to Obsidian this year are Eclipse and Supernova, which feature the top superstars in the league today.

Enjoy the preview gallery that follows and stay tuned for additional information.

The PIS document for 2020-21 Obsidian Basketball Hobby is available here.

The PIS document for 2020-21 Obsidian Basketball FOTL is available here.

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.