Thunder Storm: Kevin Durant Autographs Signed, Sealed and Soon to be Delivered

It's been a busy couple of weeks for¬†Oklahoma City Thunder¬†√ľberstar Kevin Durant. During that span, Panini America's¬†newest exclusive trading card ambassador has averaged¬†more than 26 ppg game while leading the Thunder to¬†five victories¬†in¬†six games. And when he wasn't helping Oklahoma¬†City bolster its playoff position, he was busy leaving his mark behind the scenes --¬†pen in hand -- on an absolutely…

Quality Control Gallery: Panini America’s 2010-11 Absolute Memorabilia Basketball

Panini America Basketball Brand Manager David Porter sauntered over to the dark side¬†of the office -- sometimes referred to as the "marketing area" -- earlier today¬†with two heaping handfuls of hoops nirvana disguised as¬†singles from 2010-11 Absolute Memorabilia Basketball. To be sure, the¬†batch of cards --¬†freshly unearthed this week¬†from¬†the product's first quality control case --¬†was nothing short of mesmerizing. (more…)